Chinese company Baidu announced 2 different partnership deals with leading German suppliers Robert Bosch and Continental AG to co-develop the self-driving technology and smart mobility services. The two deals underscore the wave of international partnerships being formed in the fast-moving autonomous car sector, which needs both the competencies of standard auto providers and those of
Chinese internet search engine Baidu has stated it will share much of the technology it has developed for its self-driving vehicles. The firm forcasted that the move would assist drive the advancement of autonomous vehicles. Called Apollo, the task will make a series of software, hardware and data services offered to others, particularly automakers. Other
BMW and China’s Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars and trucks, executives for the two companies said on Friday, with Baidu now looking for new international research partners. Wang Jing, the head of autonomous vehicle development at Baidu, informed Reuters the company was now utilizing vehicles from Ford’s Lincoln in its U.S.
Baidu will be producing self-driving vehicles in 5 years and is open to collaborating with ride-sharing firms, a senior vice president of China’s largest internet search engine stated at a Wall Street Journal conference last week. Baidu desires to introduce its self-driving automobiles in several countries at once, said senior vice president Wang Jing, at