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To tackle Chinese roads, Silicon Valley-born self-driving car start-up first has to conquer rain

A Silicon Valley-born self-driving car start-up is taking to the streets of Guangzhou to acclimatise itself to Chinese road conditions. One of the first things the autonomous car had to learn: piloting itself in rain. “It’s all sunny in California, while Guangzhou tends to rain more frequently close to April,” said James Peng, co-founder and chief …