JD.com China’s first release self-driving cars to deliver goods
This summer Chinese online store JD.com started to deliver goods using drones, and then began to deliver orders using ground-based wheeled robots.
Now the company JD.com announced that it has signed an agreement with two Chinese automakers SAIC Maxus and Dongfeng Motor Corporation, which will help it to release the country’s first self-driving cars intended for delivery of the goods.
Maxus SAIC and Dongfeng Motor Corporation will launch two different models of electric vehicles that will deliver goods from warehouses JD.com in issuing points. The model will produce SAIC Maxus will be able to identify obstacles at a distance of 150 m plan your route using lidar, cameras, sensors and GPS system. The drone has already passed several successful tests.