The Baidu Inc.'s autonomous car stands at the company's headquarters in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Wang Jing, the senior vice president in charge of Baidu's autonomous driving efforts, is on a mission: To push China to the forefront of the coming driverless-car era. He thinks the company can leverage its expertise in artificial intelligence, data mapping and Internet connectivity to excel in autonomous driving technology. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images