The unmanned express delivery vehicle, independently researched and developed by Cainiao Network, Alibaba's logistics arm, was recently put into service at Xiongan citizen service center. The new energy vehicle can convey about 200 small packages at one time from delivery station to intelligent cabinet.
The main underground construction of the Xiongan Railway Station, part of the high-speed intercity railway linking with Beijing, has been completed, according to the builder.
After China unveiled the blueprints for Xiongan New Area two years ago, the "demo area" for the country's new development model has been under close scrutiny.
Xiongan New Area, which was first announced two years ago, has been attracting increasing attention from foreign companies given its huge development potential.
China's Xiongan New Area, a millennium green city featuring innovative development in northern China, is to transform from being a just blueprint to a tangible reality starting this year.
Beijing and Xiongan New Area will need systematic cooperation to achieve coordinated development and mitigate urban ills, experts said on Sunday.