Huawei and Audi will jointly develop intelligent connected cars

Companies have already signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic cooperation

Saad Metz from Audi (left) and William Xu (right) from Huawei at the ceremony. Source: huawei.com

Yesterday at HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, the tech company and Audi unveiled their future plans of a cooperation in the field of intelligent connected vehicles (ICV), featuring the new Audi Q7 as a demonstration of this cutting edge technology. Huawei’s Mobile Data Center is also integrated into the prototype car for urban automatic driving environments.

Audi prototype with Huawei’s MDC solution. Source: huawei.com

“As cars get smarter, we take advantage of our leading ICT technologies with Audi – one of the world’s most successful premium car brands – to lead automatic driving into the fast lane. Very soon, consumers will enjoy more secure, comfortable, convenient, and intelligent self-driving services”, said William Xu, Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei.

Earlier companies signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic cooperation in Berlin to jointly develop intelligent connected vehicles. This time, their collaboration is further progress in overall strategy between the two parties.

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