Front line didi automatic driving cooperates with gac-e’an in front loading mass production of unmanned vehicle


Tencent News “first line” Tang Yuanyuan
On May 17, it was reported that Didi’s automatic driving company announced that it had reached a strategic cooperation with GAC AIAN New Energy Vehicle Co., Ltd.
According to the introduction, the two sides will explore the joint venture and cooperation mode in the field of intelligent vehicles, combine the R & D advantages of Didi’s automatic driving software and hardware technology with GAC EA’s leading automatic driving vehicle platform and vehicle design and manufacturing capabilities, and work together from the basic dimensions of by wire chassis, automatic driving sensor and system integration, New definition and development of a driverless new energy vehicle which can be put into large-scale application, and promote mass production.
Didi started the research and development of automatic driving in 2016. In August 2019, Didi will upgrade its automatic driving department to the company. Previously, Didi’s large-scale manned demonstration application of automatic driving has been implemented in Shanghai. In March this year, Didi automatic driving and Huadu District of Guangzhou City reached a cooperation on key projects of automobile intelligent networking industry.
Since its establishment in 2017, GAC e’an, a subsidiary of GAC group, has adhered to the guidance of scientific and technological innovation and launched world-class products aion series based on the industry-leading GEP 2.0 pure electric exclusive platform. In 2020, GAC AIAN will take the lead in mass production and deliver the world’s first L3 automatic driving model aion LX and the world’s first 5g vehicle aion V, and will launch the L4 model in 2022.
Cheng Wei, chairman and CEO of didi travel, and Zeng Qinghong, chairman of GAC group, witnessed the signing ceremony. Zhang Bo, CTO and CEO of automatic driving of didi travel, and Gu Huinan, general manager of GAC EA, signed the agreement on behalf of didi automatic driving and GAC EA respectively.