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Chinese startup WeRide begins testing fully driverless cars

Company first in China to test on open road as battle for funds heats up

China's WeRide will be only the second autonomous driving company to test its vehicles on the open road, behind Google's Waymo.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Chinese autonomous driving startup WeRide said Friday that it has started testing driverless vehicles on the open road, a milestone previously only reached by Waymo, the autonomous-driving project built on technology developed in U.S. tech giant Google's laboratories.

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