According to domestic media reports, at the 2021 GAC Science and Technology Day event,GAC Group announced that it will cooperate with Huawei to jointly develop L4 self-driving cars, which will be mass-produced in 2024.
Guangzhou Automobile Group has not announced more details about the joint development of vehicles with Huawei. However, at Huawei’s 2020 annual report meeting recently, the rotating chairman Hu Houkun reiterated Huawei’s positioning in the field of smart cars as a component supplier.
Hu Houkun said that the ICT technology that Huawei has mastered can make competitive products in several key and basic sub-fields of smart electric vehicles in the future. For example, several key areas, such as the Internet of Vehicles, Vehicle Cloud, Intelligent Driving, and Intelligent Power Systems, may all be Huawei’s strengths.
According to incomplete statistics,Huawei’s automotive business related products have cooperated with SAIC Roewe, SAIC-GM-Wuling, GAC New Energy, BAIC New Energy, BYD, Changan and other auto companies.