Futuristic FlyZoo marks Alibaba’s step into consumer-driven IoT services.
Feihong 98 will proceed into mass production and scalable applications after it receives tech qualifications.
Level 3 systems have been questioned with some test results suggesting human drivers are too trusting.
The Chinese internet giant is evolving into a major international player in AI and autonomous driving.
Partnerships with global players can give China access to talent and tech knowhow it lacks.
Guangzhou-headquartered WeRide.ai is providing the technical support for the L4 autonomous driving taxis.
The test field aims to simulate around 85% of road situations in Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei province.
The internet giant has opened up at least nine engineering positions.
Authorities revealed that over 90 companies have applied for licenses to test their vehicles on public roads.
Autonomous truck technology firm TuSimple has been permitted to operate its vehicles on public roads.