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Electric cars in China

China's Baidu unveils limited-edition EV with self-driving tech

Robo-01 Lunar Editions to be shipped next year at $55,000

Baidu arm Jidu Auto put the Robo-01 Lunar Edition on display to the media Oct. 27 in Shanghai. (Photo by Shunsuke Tabeta)

SHANGHAI -- Chinese internet search heavyweight Baidu has debuted a limited-edition electric vehicle equipped with autonomous driving features.

The Robo-01 Lunar Edition is priced at 399,800 yuan ($55,300). Baidu's EV joint venture has already received 1,000 orders and is making an additional 1,000 units available, with deliveries slated for next year.

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