March 01, 2018

China issues first licences to road test driverless vehicles

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - China issued licences to auto makers on Thursday (Mar 1) that allow self-driving vehicles to be road tested for the first time, the state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.

Two licences were offered to Shanghai-based SAIC Motor Corp Ltd, and the other went to electric vehicle start-up NIO, Xinhua reported.