Audi has signed a memorandum of understanding for a strategic cooperation with the Chinese information and telecommunications corporation Huawei.
The companies with this aim intensify their joint research in the area of Intelligent Connected Vehicles in order to improve safety and optimize traffic flows and create intelligent cities.
The companies will conduct joint research on high-quality, stable data connection, advancement of automated driving and the digitalization of services in the vehicle environment.
To this end, the parties have additionally agreed to jointly develop training programs in order to strengthen the skills of technology experts in both of these areas.
The concepts will initially be concentrated on the Chinese market according to the Press Release by the company.
Working in cooperation with Huawei and the Chinese authorities, Audi has become the first foreign automobile manufacturer to participate in the first-time deployment of “LTE-V” on public roads in the megacity of Wuxi in eastern China in 2017. “LTE-V” is a mobile communication standard, which is specially tailored for connected cars.