Luokung Technology announced that Ford Motor Corporation has selected Luokung’s subsidiary eMapgo Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (EMG) as the only provider for Ford China so far to utilize its proprietary autonomous driving HD map service capabilities to be used in Ford vehicles sold in the Chinese market. EMG will receive a fee for each car sold using its technology and service.
EMG will support Ford’s Connected Blue Zone (hereinafter referred to as CBZ) autonomous driving project. The CBZ is the first autonomous driving commercial project of Ford in China. It is SAE-Level 2.5+, allowing autonomous driving on the highway. The project is expected to be launched in 2021. EMG will not only provide HD seed map for CBZ, but also provide online incremental data updates through OTA technology, providing real-time mapping technology and strong support for the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system, CBZ Blue Line retention system, driver attention retention system, etc. EMG helps to make it possible for drivers to free their hands when driving on the highway.