I rode in a self-driving car on the streets of one of China’s most congested cities

Self driving car

The world is racing to put self-driving cars on the road, and outside the US, no country is moving faster than China. The nation’s tech giants and startups are both investing in automotive technology, and Beijing is accelerating that push through policy. In January, China’s top economic policy agency called for half of new cars on China’s roads to be partially or fully autonomous in two years.

But how close is China to this future? Are its self-driving cars ready to deal the chaotic, dense traffic found across its cities?

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