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13 January 2020, 19:59

Plans to design self-driving cars in China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone

MINSK, 13 January (BelTA) – Driverless cars will be designed in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone, BelTA learned from the park's website.

Industrial Park Development Company has signed an agreement with OOO International Intelligent Machines on setting up an R&D center in the park for designing driverless cars. The Chinese company is supposed to perform R&D work in the area of self-driving vehicles.

Work on the project is supposed to start in May.

International Intelligent Machines is a resident company in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. It focuses on researching, developing, and testing environmentally friendly driverless means of transportation powered by new energy sources.

As of early January the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone was home to 60 resident companies from 15 countries, including 33 ones from China, 15 ones involving companies from Austria, Germany, Israel, Canada, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, the USA, Switzerland, and Estonia, and 12 ones initiated by Belarusian companies. By the end of the year the park is supposed to accommodate at least 80 resident companies with the declared volume of investments at $1.5 billion.

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