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Officials urge to improve regulations on autonomous driving

BEIJING – Chinese officials urged on April 7 to improve regulations on autonomous driving and connected vehicles and establish cross-ministry cooperation, reported China Daily. The country is conducting preliminary studies on an intelligent transportation control network, with a pilot program to be carried out in the near future, said Zhou

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Volvo Cars to launch advanced autonomous driving experiment in China, seeks legislative support

BEIJING – Volvo Cars plans to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions, according to CEO Håkan Samuelsson. Samuelsson made the announcement at the 2016 Beijing Automotive Driving Panel Debate, which had a theme

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Ministry slams subsidies by car-hailing apps, vows better regulatio

The chief of transport authority on Monday criticized subsidies car-hailing applications are offering to their users, pledging to better regulate for-profit rides by private cars. Yang Chuantang, head of the Transport Ministry, said giving subsidies is a "short-term move" and imposes "unfair competition" on traditional taxi business. "The purpose (of

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