BlackBerry may not be the stalwart it once was with phones, but its ties continue to deepen in the automotive realm.
"China's Google" won't only develop software for vehicles, it will also co-build actual cars.
Known as "China's Google," Baidu is reportedly interested in not just developing self-driving software, but its own vehicles.
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There will still be a human operator onboard, but Baidu says these autonomous cars are Level 4.
The companies are working together to further develop the open-source autonomous car technology platform and the artificial intelligence necessary to run it.
The company claims that Lite is capable of Level 4 autonomy as defined by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
But he still expects growth in AI.
Volvo will bring the cars, while Baidu will bring the tech.
Trials are slated to begin by end of this year.
Between Baidu and Google, Chinese internet users are choosing the latter.
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