SAIC Motor Corporation Limited signed an agreement with China Mobile Communications Corporation to jointly explore future studies and applications of multiple areas such as a 5G communications network, internet-based smart vehicles, an intelligent transportation system (ITS), an in-vehicle entertainment system, overseas resource coordination and the industrial internet.
The two companies will work together to create the first mass-produced 5G internet vehicle and promote the upgrading of intelligent internet-connection technologies, so as to drive the development of China’s auto industry via the 5G communications technology.
In the field of smart internet-connected enhanced positioning systems, the two companies will jointly develop Space-Air-Ground integrated enhanced positioning network services to equip intelligent drive and mobility services with high-precision positioning.
In terms of smart internet-connected hardware and facilities, they will jointly establish an innovation lab to develop intelligent hardware, facilities and platforms, as well as data services, for smart driving and parking.
As for the technology collaboration in ITS services, the companies will jointly develop and operate a cloud platform for smart transportation services, to share the data and develop related services together.
The two companies will explore cooperation in passenger vehicle sales and car-using data sharing, and develop car owner focused solutions in terms of in-vehicle entertainment and car-using. They will also jointly expand international businesses for smart internet-based cars, and cooperate in such areas as in-vehicle internet access and traffic management and operations to facilitate people’s overseas travel.
As automobiles are constantly evolving in the new round of deep integration of internet technologies, SAIC Motor will continue to work closely with partners to innovate and provide better services and products , so as to create a better experience for car users.