JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout
JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout

JD.com rolls out fleet of autonomous delivery vans as online shopping giants embrace unmanned operations

  • The roll out in Changshu city in Jiangsu province began in August after the company tested its Level-4 autonomous driving technology in Wuhan earlier this year
  • However, analysts say it could take more than 10 years to achieve large-scale use because the technology is expensive and firms need to figure out how to make money

Topic |   Autonomous driving
JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout
JD.com plans to deploy 100 autonomous delivery minivans like these in Changshu, a city in eastern China's Jiangsu province, by the end of the year. Photo: Handout
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