DiDi could be the first joint taxi company to use automated vehicles.
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I have, According to Reuters reports, the Chinese transportation platform has ambitious plans to operate more than 1 million “robotaxis” by 2030.
These reports indicate that the company plans to put these cars on the streets of this year Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. An expansion abroad is also planned in 2021.
Organized in an online conference by South China tomorrow post, the vice president of the transport platform, Meng Xingexplained that DiDi is trying to use such autonomous driving technologies in places where there are few cars available.
Despite the fact that the information was only published a few days ago, this innovative idea has worked since then 2016. It was even last month when the company more than $ 500 million through Vision Fund 2, a fund of the softbank company that has enabled other brands in the shared taxi industry to make progress, such as: Over.
According to South China tomorrow postThis investment will allow the research, testing and development of this new technology to continue to accelerate the process of availability of this service in areas in China and abroad.
In addition, the “robot axis” represents a promise for the Chinese economy, as is expected for the Chinese economy 2025 will account for 15 percent of total car sales as specified by SCMP.
Another of the company’s plans is to partner with automotive partners to accelerate the production of these automated vehicles, which are currently used by companies such as Tesla and alphabet. For his part, it has not been left behind and is also working on ideas for implementing vehicles with automated technology.
Nowadays, more and more investments are being made in the implementation of intelligent vehicles, so that DiDi faces a challenge Strong competition At the national level, China is also one of the countries with the most initiatives and progress in this sector.
The truth is that the use of “robotaxis” represents a promising future for the automotive industry and global economic growth. However, there are other companies that have considered other types of strategies to add value to their brands, such as: Lyft, American carrier.
Nowadays, more and more investments are being made in the implementation of intelligent vehicles / Image: Depositphotos.com
Lyft has announced that all of its cars will be available by 2021 emission-freeto take care of another need within the market, that is implement new technologies without harming the environment. However, DiDi is believed to be the platform with the largest number of electric vehicles with a number of more than 600 thousand operating in its various geographic areas.
Companies are currently working on innovative ideas to revolutionize the transportation industry and provide the best service to their customers. Only the future will show which of his ideas are preferred.