BMW was postulated dual licenses from a city of Shanghai final week to exam unconstrained vehicles in a municipality’s suburban Jiading district.
The pierce creates BMW a initial unfamiliar automaker to be authorized to exam a programmed vehicles in China, pronounced a Commission of Economy and Information Technology underneath a Shanghai metropolitan government.
The initial automobile BMW will exam in Shanghai is a self-driving BMW 7-series sedan. The German oppulance automaker has fabricated a group of some-more than 60 engineers in Shanghai to manage testing, a elect said.
On Mar 1, Shanghai became a initial Chinese city to concede a contrast unconstrained pushing vehicles. BMW is a third automaker to win authorisation from a city, after dual internal automobile manufacturers — state-owned SAIC and electric automobile startup Nio.
Three other vital Chinese cities — Beijing, Chongqing and Shenzhen — have followed Shanghai in needing automakers to exam self-driving vehicles in designated internal areas.
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