The Nio EP9 self-driving concept electric sports car on display at the Auto Shanghai 2017 vehicle show in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg

Tesla challenger NIO and car giant SAIC given green light to road test autonomous driving in Shanghai

NIO, backed by Tencent Holdings, Baidu and Xiaomi, given go-ahead for its 7-seater electric sport utility vehicle, the ES8, while Alibaba partner SAIC gains licence for two models of its smart intelligent car, the MG iGS

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The Nio EP9 self-driving concept electric sports car on display at the Auto Shanghai 2017 vehicle show in Shanghai. Photo: Bloomberg
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