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California Gives SF Motors Approval for Autonomous Car Testing

New Chinese automaker approved for testing.

by on Mar.05, 2018

SF Motors is moving ahead to the on-road testing phase of its vehicles in California.

The number of vehicles in California with people actually driving may soon be outnumbered those with humans sitting behind the wheel in the event an emergency as another company, SF Motors, announced it has begun autonomous vehicle testing in the Golden State.

The company, which received approval from the California DMW to begin the testing in December, is now testing vehicles on public roads. The company joins several others, including Tesla and Waymo, that can run vehicles around the streets of California.

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“On the heels of receiving our autonomous vehicle test permit in California, we believe this is the ideal time to begin putting our research to the test as we prepare to unveil our intelligent electric vehicles equipped with advanced autonomous and connectivity systems,” said John Zhang, CEO of SF Motors. (more…)