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Beijing approved Baidu's robotaxi operation
25 Nov 2021 (32 views)  

Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing

This article stated that Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing. 

The key points are:

a) Apollo can now charge fares for operating the taxis. Previously, they were giving free rides to test the taxis.

b) A few other cities in China are expected to give their approval

c) The fares are similar to the premium service from Didi, and are twice the fares for ordinary taxis.

d) Baidu CEO Robin Li said the company planned to expand its Apollo Go robotaxi service to 65 cities by 2025, and to 100 cities by 2030. That’s up from five cities currently.

e) The stock price of Baidu jumped 3.8% in Hong Kong with this announcement. 

Tan Kin Lian


Beijing approved Baidu's robotaxi operation
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Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing

This article stated that Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing. 

The key points are:

a) Apollo can now charge fares for operating the taxis. Previously, they were giving free rides to test the taxis.

b) A few other cities in China are expected to give their approval

c) The fares are similar to the premium service from Didi, and are twice the fares for ordinary taxis.

d) Baidu CEO Robin Li said the company planned to expand its Apollo Go robotaxi service to 65 cities by 2025, and to 100 cities by 2030. That’s up from five cities currently.

e) The stock price of Baidu jumped 3.8% in Hong Kong with this announcement. 

Tan Kin Lian