Look Out: Chinese Send Unmanned Vehicle Onto Streets – Inside Line

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Picking up from Shanghai Daily:

At its hometown show last week, China’s First Auto Works wowed the locals with a demonstration of what was described as the country’s first unmanned vehicle ” not counting spacecraft, of course.

The vehicle in question was a specially modified version of ’s Hongqi (Red Flag) HQ3 sedan, which was unveiled last year as a concept and bears a startling resemblance to the Toyota Crown Majesta, not to mention an older Hyundai XG350.

FAW tested the driverless sedan at speeds of up to 37 mph but said the car can actually reach a top speed of 93 mph. The demonstration took place at the Northeast Asia Investment and Trade Expo. [Full Text]

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