BAIC Motor, Baidu push intelligent vehicles

BAIC Motor and Baidu Intelligent Vehicle are working together to promote the intelligent upgrade of automotive industry by reaching a comprehensive strategic cooperation in the field of intelligent vehicle.

Zhang Xiyong, general manager of BAIC Group said that the future development trend of the automobile industry should be deep integration of the traditional automobile enterprises and internet business by collaborative innovation. 

The intelligent strategy, jointly issued by BAIC Motor and Baidu Intelligent Vehicle, will help to promote technical upgrade of the two sides in intelligent technology, which will set an example for the development of intelligent vehicle industry and provide strategic guarantee for the two sides to achieve sustainable development in the future.

The agreement signed by BAIC Motor and Baidu said that the two parties would establish close and win-win cooperation in the fields of intelligent vehicle, Internet of Vehicle, L3 intelligent driving, high-precision map and vehicle map, co-brand operation and other emerging fields.

Cooperation would cover the following aspects: depth cooperation in high precision map; automotive solutions applications based on Baidu's CarLife, MyCar and CoDrive and so on; in-depth cooperation based on L3-level intelligent driving technology; the establishment of joint laboratories; brand and product marketing; as well as cloud platforms and large data technologies, etc.

In addition, the two sides would carry out cooperation in L3-level automatic driving technology and high-precision map, so as to promote launching vehicle networking solutions in production models of BAIC Motor.

They would also comprehensively apply big data by deeply referring to the data from BAIC Motor. The two sides said that in 2017 the two sides will jointly launch models with the solution of Internet of vehicles, and made road test of L3 auto-driving model of BAIC Motor at the end of 2017.