People take test ride of a Baidu driverless car. Photo: SCMP 

Beijing gives Baidu go-ahead to test self-driving cars as US reviews safety after Uber fatal crash   

China and US are locked in a race to develop autonomous vehicles. Beijing issued the first license for a self-driving car to Baidu, days after an Uber autonomous vehicle killed a pedestrian in the US

Topic |   Future of transport

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People take test ride of a Baidu driverless car. Photo: SCMP 
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Sarah Dai

Sarah Dai

Sarah Dai, based in Beijing, covers technology and capital flows in the world of start-ups in Greater China. Previously, she worked as financial correspondent for Caixin Media in Hong Kong for over two years and wrote for China Daily in Beijing and London.

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Meng Jing

Based in Beijing, Jing covers the China tech scene for the Post. She writes a lot about artificial intelligence, robots and machines, but she cares more about people.