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Baidu builds world's largest self-driving R&D center

Push for commercialization revs up as search company's ad revenue slips

A Baidu Apollo autonomous car during a public road test for self-driving vehicles in Beijing in 2018.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- Chinese search engine company Baidu has completed a new research and development base for autonomous-driving technology in Beijing, as it races to build up another profit driver to supplement its slumping mainstay business.

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