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Public perceptions of self-driving delivery vehicles have improved substantially in China as these systems deliver medical supplies, food, and disinfect streets during the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

An online periodical reports on the acceptance of autonomous delivery systems in China.


March 2020
Beijing; China; Wuhan; China


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Since the COVID-19 virus outbreak:
  • Local Chinese authorities continue to incentivize the purchase and operation of self-driving delivery vehicles.
  • One manufacturer (Neolix) indicated that public perception of these systems has improved substantially.


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Source

A Chinese firm that makes driverless delivery vans is thriving amid the coronavirus outbreak

Author: Wood, Charlie

Published By: Business Insider

Source Date: March 2020

URL: https://www.businessinsider.com/chinese-driverless-delivery-van-firm-neolix-thriving-due-to-coronavirus-2020-3

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Lesson ID: 2020-00958