Self-driving cars parked at Baidu’s Apollo Park in Yizhuang, a suburb of Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Self-driving cars parked at Baidu’s Apollo Park in Yizhuang, a suburb of Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

Self-driving cars will eventually be safer than those driven by people, says Chinese search engine giant Baidu

  • ‘Autonomous driving will offer a safer and more reliable driving experience,’ said Wei Dong, vice-president and COO of Baidu’s intelligent driving division
  • The remarks were apparently aimed at soothing consumers’ concerns about safety following a fatal crash in August which involved the use of a driver assistant system

Topic |   Autonomous driving
Self-driving cars parked at Baidu’s Apollo Park in Yizhuang, a suburb of Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Self-driving cars parked at Baidu’s Apollo Park in Yizhuang, a suburb of Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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