A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung
A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung
China Society

Truck driver takes own life after BeiDou, the Chinese version of GPS, failed and resulted in a hefty police fine

  • China has heavily promoted its BeiDou alternative to the GPS system, mandating it be installed in millions of trucks, boats, and buses
  • Users have reported constant problems, but claim they are given hefty fines for glitches

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A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung
A truck driver who took his own life has exposed high levels of discontent among users of China’s domestic satellite navigation system BeiDou. Graphic: Tom Leung
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