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Chinese self-driving, refrigerated truck travels across US

Level-4 autonomous vehicle delivers 18 tons of California butter to Pennsylvania

PlusAI completed a coast-to-coast test run of a level-4 self-driving truck in the U.S., taking a step toward commercialization of its technology. (Photo courtesy of PlusAI)

BEIJING -- A self-driving truck developed by PlusAI, a Chinese startup specializing in self-driving technology for large trucks, succeeded this month in traveling from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast.

The truck carried about 18 tons of butter made by Land O'Lakes, the country's biggest dairy cooperative, over a distance of about 4,500 km.

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