Baidu plans to put a driverless bus on Chinese roads next year and cars by 2021

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Chinese search giant Baidu has some bold new targets for its self-driving auto plans. 

Baidu CEO Robin Li outlined company’s self-driving vehicle goals for the next few years onstage at the Wall Street Journal’s D.Live technology conference, touting a plan to roll out driverless busses in China next year, semi-autonomous vehicles by 2019, and fully autonomous cars by 2021. 

Li also revealed that Baidu spends about $1.5 billion on self-driving R&D efforts annually, which amounts to about 15 percent of the company’s revenue.      

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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