Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

0

No testing of autonomous cars, says China

By Faiming_low on 22 Jul 2016 in Other News

Attached Image China has banned highway testing of autonomous vehicles while the country's relevant authorities work out the rules about autonomous car testing.

According to Auto News, a Europe publication, a draft of the rules has been drawn up and it is believed that it will rule out highway testing of autonomous cars which in turn will definitely delay development of such technologies by the local firms. If true, this means that testing will be restricted to smaller local roads which hamper the testing of the system's cruising abilities.

It is also reported that the head of the automotive department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, She Weizhen, failed to announce when the regulations will be finalized and implemented at a recent forum in Beijing.

Viewed: 11,577 times

Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The guide, while not mandatory, comes amid rising car complaints, mainly about defects. It is dev...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
For those who had watched The Grand Tour, you would have remember Richard Hammond racing his 918...
Photo
SsangYong's parent company, Mahindra&Mahindra is said to be readying the automotive indus...
Photo
The facelifted Hyundai Sonata has made it debut in South Korea. Still in its seventh generation,...
Photo
Many use the terms ‘powersliding’ and ‘drifting’ interchangeably but do not realise that they ar...
Photo
Taxi giant ComfortDelGro says it wants to simplify cab fares. That can only be good news, says ST...
   Lifestyle Articles