September 17 afternoon news, by Chongqing Yongchuan District people's Government, Chongqing Automobile Inspection Institute and Baidu jointly built the "Western self-driving open test base" officially put into use. Meanwhile, Baidu was awarded 10 self-driving manned test operating licenses in Chongqing, Baidu Apollo cooperated with Jinlong bus to start the L4 class self-driving Zhongba in the world, and the first self-driving bus line in the west of Yongchuan District will also be opened to traffic in the near future.
According to the introduction, the western autopilot open test base is located in the central urban area of Yongchuan, Chongqing. Based on the construction mode of vehicle, road, cloud and map, five communication road network environments are deployed in all directions, and more than 30 typical open road test scenarios such as interchange, tunnel and bridge are constructed, which can carry 200 intelligent driving vehicles to carry out the test at the same time.
Robolo, Chongqing, will soon carry out the automatic driving test of Chongqing's robolo and Chongqing People's auto driving base.
In August 2019, during the Chongqing smart Expo, Chongqing Yongchuan District People's government, Chongqing vehicle inspection institute and Baidu company reached cooperation on the construction of "open test base for automatic driving in Western China". The overall planning of the project will be in Yongchuan new city 20 square kilometers, two-way about 180 kilometers of Road area, two-way no less than 20 kilometers of vehicle road collaborative test demonstration area. The project is divided into two phases. At present, the demonstration area of 10 km two-way vehicle road collaborative test has been completed.
In the automatic driving open test base area, 20 L4 level automatic driving vehicles have been tested and demonstrated in five application scenarios, including FAW red flag and Ford Lincoln robotaxi operated by Baidu in many places, as well as robobus built by Baidu and Xiamen Jinlong and unmanned sanitation vehicle built by Baidu and Qingling automobile. Among them, robobus, the L4 class automatic driving bus, which is the first in the world, is the third model jointly developed by Baidu and Jinlong.
Bus scene is special in station and throughput, Robobus has the ability of accurate parking, to achieve accurate station, easy to deal with bus station scene and more complex urban road conditions.