The city of Shanghai is seeking to work with international organizations in building an intelligent connected transport system that has zero emissions and zero casualties. At a conference held there this week, ITIC joined the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Shanghai’s government, the British Embassy in China, the UK’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Nomura Research Institute, and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research in issuing a “Shanghai Declaration” that calls for more international cooperation on developing intelligent and connected vehicles.

“In the coming future, we will accelerate the demonstration and application of intelligent and connected vehicles in Shanghai. We will strive to build an innovation center of intelligent and connected vehicle with global influence by 2020,” said Rong Wenwei, general manager of Shanghai International Automobile City.

The city will enhance innovation in intelligent and connected vehicle technology, and set up public platforms for research and development, testing, evaluation and demonstration of intelligent and connected vehicles.

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