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Robo trucks to replace stressed truck drivers

Last March, Chinese start-up Inceptio Technology announced that it plans to mass-produce trucks with autonomous driving capabilities as early as the end of the year. The tech company’s two self-driving truck models, co-developed with Chinese automakers Dongfeng and Sinotruk, are currently in the final stages of development. According to Yang Ruigang, the company’s chief technology officer who used to work at search engine operator Baidu, the new models will feature Level 3 semi-autonomous driving functions. The autopilot, named “Xuan Yuan”, will be manufactured locally in China by Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles and Sinotruk Jinan Truck.

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