Huawei and Audi partnered to develop the Level 4 autonomous vehicles

16 Oct 2018_campuscad


At Huawei connect 2018; conference held at Shanghai, China, October 11, 2018, Huawei announced the partnership with Audi.

Both the companies aim to develop the system with Huawei mobile data center resources which are currently integrated in Audi Q7 for testing purpose to develop the Intelligent connected vehicles (ICV).

Executive VP of Audi China R&D Saad Metz, we evaluate a joint development of highly automated driving functions and future oriented vehicle infrastructure communications. Audi proved number of times, its innovations and leading in into automated technology drive and partnering with Huawei will benefit both the companies.  Amazon ad

William Xu, Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei, agreed. “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. 

Mobile data center (MDC)  has 8 AI chips installed in it with computing power of 352TOPS (Teraflops per second) which is currently higher than developed by NVIDIA and meet the highest regulation of vehicle standards.

Autopilot and fully autonomous tech space is booming and From Google to Baidu, Microsoft, Apple, Uber, Toyota, Uber, Honda, GM Cruise automation, Tesla, all are heavily investing to develop their own AI chips to launch vehicles on the road as early as possible by 2020.

China’s policy on car manufacturing is changed recently and now automakers can fully own the subsidiaries or develop its own manufacturing plant in the country. Previously to set up any auto manufacturing plant, it was mandatory to tie up with local auto manufacturer.

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