Shanghai opens first self-driving expressways
Chinese article by 爱集微
English Editor 张未名
11-09 22:15

Shanghai officially opened the first batch of expressways for autonomous driving, according to a Xinhua report on November 8.

A 21.5 km road section on the G1503 ring expressway and a 19.5 km section on the G2 Beijing-Shanghai expressway have been designated for self-driving vehicles, the Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission said at a forum on intelligent transportation held on November 7.

Shanghai has so far opened 926 autonomous driving test roads offering 15,000 test scenarios, ranking among the top in the country. The city is prepared for intelligent connected vehicle tests and applications to effectively support self-driving demonstration operations and commercial launches.

The city also unveiled the implementation rules for the intelligent connected vehicle demonstration operation on November 7, said Xinhua.

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