An Apollo Go driverless taxi seen on the roads in Wuhan. Photo: Handout
An Apollo Go driverless taxi seen on the roads in Wuhan. Photo: Handout

Baidu sees surge in autonomous taxi usage, boding well for driverless technology in the world’s largest EV market

  • Last November, Baidu and Pony AI became the first two mainland firms to be allowed to charge passengers using their autonomous taxis
  • Analyst says ‘rising interest in robotaxis reflects increasing demand for fully driverless passenger vehicles used by households’

An Apollo Go driverless taxi seen on the roads in Wuhan. Photo: Handout
An Apollo Go driverless taxi seen on the roads in Wuhan. Photo: Handout
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