Baidu Steps Up Efforts to Lead in Developing Driverless Cars

Manny Salvacion | Mar 05, 2016 08:40 PM EST Baidu conducted a successful road test of its driverless car in China in Dec. 2015. (Photo : YouTube) Chinese Internet search giant Baidu Inc. is accelerating efforts to lead in developing autonomous cars by investing in a collection of patents and increasing field tests, hoping to move ahead of the race against global technology giants, its Chief Executive Officer Robin Li said on Thursday, March 3. Like Us on Facebook The Wall Street Journal reported that Baidu has invested heavily on artificial intelligence on which driverless vehicles rely. “Artificial intelligence will continue to be an unceasing core for Baidu innovations,” Li said on the sidelines of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the annual political assembly that advises China’s legislature. Li said…


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