Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. (Chery) and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) say they have concluded an ‘all-round framework agreement for in-depth cooperation in fields such as cloud computing, big data and smart car solutions, to promote the business development of both sides’.

Under the agreement, the two sides will carry out all-round cooperation in fields such as electrical and electronic architectures of smart cars, intelligent connection, intelligent cockpit, onboard computing, autonomous driving, intelligent energy and Intelligent Vehicle Cloud Services (IVCS). They will jointly explore 5G-based innovative application scenarios, and develop the technologies of 5G+V2X, vehicle-infrastructure cooperation and autonomous driving. Besides, the two sides will cooperate in big data infrastructure, storage, analysis, high-performance computing and informatization, to help Chery speed up its reform in the big data era.

Huawei will team up with Chery to develop core ICT technologies and ‘help it make good smart cars’. In a statement, Chery said It is believed that the cooperation will promote the development of China’s auto industry. The two sides will conduct joint exploration and innovation to build software-defined vehicles to create smarter mobility experience for consumers.