Feb 27, 2021 02:23 PM (GMT+8) · EqualOcean
More than 40 Dongfeng self driving taxis equipped with Beidou Positioning System, 5g communication technology and automatic sensing capability were successfully put into operation in Wuhan Economic Development Zone of "China car Valley" on the 27th. This batch of self driving taxis are mainly launched in the business district with large passenger flow in Wuhan Economic Development Zone. There are more than 20 parking spots and more than 10 operating lines. Citizens can make an appointment online and experience the ride free of charge. According to relevant laws and safety regulations, vehicles are equipped with safety officers. Under normal circumstances, the safety officer will not touch the steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedal. Only in case of emergency, the safety officer will take over the vehicle to ensure the driving safety. In the next two to three years, Dongfeng will launch more than 200 self driving taxis in Wuhan Economic Development Zone, and promote the integrated development of self driving and smart city through large-scale demonstration operation.