Ford And Baidu Kick Off Two-Year Self-Driving Vehicle Test In China

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Ford Motor Company and Baidu, the Chinese technology company, announced Wednesday (Oct. 31) the start of a two-year joint self-driving vehicle test project, under which the two will further advance the development and on-road testing of self-driving cars in China.

In a press release, the companies said the collaboration is part of Ford’s plan to promote and further advance autonomous vehicle technologies. “Working with a leading tech partner like Baidu allows us to leverage new opportunities in China to offer innovative solutions that improve safety, convenience and the overall mobility experience,” said Sherif Marakby, president and CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles, in the press release. “This project marks a new milestone in the partnership between Ford and

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