2016 has passed halfway. Whether it was the completion of the 2000-kilometer high-speed test of Changan's self-driving car in April, or the "world's first mass-produced Internet car" Roewe RX5 jointly released by SAIC and Alibaba Group in June, it has won widespread attention from inside and outside the industry. Therefore, "autonomous driving" topped the list of keywords in the Chinese auto market in the first half of the year. So for autonomous car companies, what progress are they currently making in the field of autonomous driving? Can its R&D investment support the future layout? Can 2016 be the first year of autonomous driving development for Chinese car companies? The following is an explanation for you one by one.
Gasgoo's statistics on the autonomous driving technology of domestic autonomous car companies found that there are currently a total of ten manufacturers involved in this field. Among them, FAW Group, SAIC Group, Changan Automobile, BAIC Group, and Great Wall Motors have demonstrated their trial models equipped with primary autonomous driving technology. In the first half of 2016, GAC Group, Dongfeng Motor, Geely Automobile, BYD Automobile, and Lifan Automobile They have also announced that they will complete autonomous driving prototype tests in the next 5-10 years.