German automotive supplier ZF presented the latest generation of its special computer for autonomous driving at Auto Shanghai, as well as what it claims is a globally innovative system for automated parking. Also present was Holger Klein, the board member responsible for Asia-Pacific – which shows that Auto Shanghai is an important leading trade fair even under pandemic conditions – and for the German supplier industry as well. This is, of course, due to the attractive Chinese market – in tech-savvy China, there is huge interest in all self-driving car solutions. Beijing is promoting the technology and wants mass production of cars capable of level 3 automated driving by 2025. Such cars can drive on their own under certain conditions but need a human at the wheel who can always intervene.
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