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China is poised to lead in self-driving cars—and it’s not because of technology

Karen Hao
China is poised to lead in self-driving cars—and it’s not because of technology

China may adopt self-driving cars faster than the US, but not because of any technological advantage. A survey released Tuesday (Feb. 20) by TÜV Rheinland, a Germany-based technical services company, shows that the Chinese public is better poised to accept autonomous vehicles, mainly because they trust the technology and feel more secure about passing on…