China’s self-driving truck passes test | Shanghai Daily

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A Chinese-made self-driving truck has passed a navigation test, heralding the era of intelligent, automated heavy vehicles.FAW Jiefang, the leading truck manufacturer, debuted the self-driving truck at FAW Tech Center in Changchun City, Jilin Province. The truck was able to recognize obstacles, slow down, make a detour, and speed up.The truck reacted correctly to traffic lights, adaptive cruise control, remote commands and successfully overtook, company sources said.FAW Jiefang now plans to commercialize the intelligent driving vehicle as early as 2018.Hu Hanjie, FAW Jiefang general manager, said the company has built a whole industry chain partnership to develop, manufacture, sell, and service self-driving trucks. The participation of more firms across the sector will accelerate the technology’s use on heavy-duty vehicles, Hu said.

Source: China’s self-driving truck passes test | Shanghai Daily

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