Pony.ai has begun regular and daily fully driverless testing on public roads in Fremont and Milpitas, CA. Along with the recent launch of fully driverless testing in Guangzhou, China, the company has become the first to get fully driverless automated vehicles on public roads in three cities across the world’s two most dynamic mobility markets.

The successful kick-off is authorized by the previously announced driverless permit received from the California Department of Motor Vehicles for a fleet of six driverless vehicles, facilitating the total operational coverage over 100 square kilometers. Countless stealth technology iterations and numerous driverless readiness evaluations executed by a top-notch team have reinforced this significant milestone.

As U.S. cities reopen in phases, Pony.ai looks forward to resuming its Robotaxi service to the public in Irvine, CA this summer, and plans to roll out the fully driverless service to the public in 2022.