Driverless robotaxis have been launched in Beijing in what is an industry first for the autonomous vehicle sector, as Baidu hopes to have a fully operational driverless taxi service in place for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
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The partnership agreement is already in discussion regarding projects where 5G can improve transport and support congestion and emissions reductions in the West Midlands.
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