Didi’s autonomous driving unit releases 5 hours of continuous road test video
Today, Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride hailing firm, released a video of autonomous driving test without human driver takeover for 5 consecutive hours. Meng Xing, COO of Didi’s autonomous driving unit, connected with Sebastian Thrun, founder and chairman of Udacity and head of Google’s driverless project.
The video was shot in the afternoon and went through day, dusk and night. The tested vehicle drove in Jiading District, Shanghai, passing by business district, factory, office and residential districts with dense traffic.