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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Thursday, October 11 2018 - 22:58
Huawei and Audi Announce Joint Innovation in L4 Automatic Driving
SHANGHAI, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, today Huawei and Audi show their future plans of a 
cooperation in the field of intelligent connected vehicles (ICV), featuring the 
new Audi Q7 as a demonstration of this state-of-the-art technology.

Executive Vice President of Audi China R&D Saad Metz commented on the German 
automobile manufacturer's plans that "we evaluate a joint development of highly 
automated driving functions and future oriented vehicle-2-infrastructure 
communications. Audi proved in many events over the world to be one of the 
technology leaders in the area of highly automated drive. We are looking 
forward to intensify the partnership with Huawei in the future, because we are 
convinced that a closer cooperation between our two companies will bring 
substantial benefits for both sides." 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 ¨C one of the world's 
most successful premium car brands ¨C to lead automatic driving into the fast 
lane. Very soon, consumers will enjoy more secure, comfortable, convenient, and 
intelligent self-driving services."

Huawei's Mobile Data Center (MDC) is integrated into the Audi Q7 for urban 
automatic driving environments. The prototype was showcased to the public 
during HUAWEI CONNECT 2018.

Earlier, on July 10th, 2018, Huawei and Audi signed a memorandum of 
understanding on strategic cooperation in Berlin to jointly develop intelligent 
connected vehicles. This time, their collaboration is further progress in 
overall strategy between the two parties.

HUAWEI CONNECT 2018 ¨C "Activate Intelligence" ¨C is held at the Shanghai World 
Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and Expo Center from October 10th to 12th.

This year's HUAWEI CONNECT conference is designed to help all businesses and 
organizations step over the threshold and stake their claim in the intelligent 
world. You will be joined by the best minds in the industry ¨C including global 
ICT leaders, industry experts, and ecosystem partners ¨C to chart the way 
forward and explore new opportunities.

SOURCE  Huawei