Byton co-founder and chief executive Carsten Breitfeld speaks at the launch event of the start-up's first concept sedan in Shanghai on June 12. Photo: Handout

China's Byton weighs safety and future as it unveils first autonomous model in wake of Tesla, Uber crashes

The US is currently “a bit ahead, but China is developing very fast” in autonomous driving technology, according to Daniel Kirchert, co-founder and president of Nanjing-based Byton.

Topic |   Self-driving cars

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Byton co-founder and chief executive Carsten Breitfeld speaks at the launch event of the start-up's first concept sedan in Shanghai on June 12. Photo: Handout
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