Collaboration agreed in the areas of automated driving, connected vehicles and intelligent mobility services
Continental has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Baidu, one of the Internet companies in China, with the goal of establishing a comprehensive strategic cooperation in the areas of automated driving, connected vehicles and intelligent mobility services.
Continental and Baidu will extend technology exchanges by utilizing each other’s competitive advantages in automotive components and Internet technology and form an effective technical alliance. By using complementary resources and technology know-how, both partners intend to develop technologies, products and business models that will provide comprehensive and reliable solutions for automated driving, connected vehicles and intelligent mobility services.
Under the agreement, Continental and Baidu will explore collaboration fields such as sensor systems and software for advanced driver assistance systems and automated driving, applications for Baidu’s Apollo platform including artificial intelligence, cyber security and connected cars, as well as road test, data collection and analysis for automated driving.