Original link is here, from Reuters.
BMW has already undergone thousands of kilometers of trails of autonomous driving in German. And now this project will expand to China. “China’s fast-expanding urban centers present the engineers with challenges such as multi-level highways.”
Baidu runs the largest search engine of China, and is also a provider of map services. BMW will need Baidu’s support in high-resolution map, and downing detailed map with telecoms and internet connections on the go.