AutoNavi and Delphi announced a strategic deal to jointly promote app development of interconnected infotainment systems and automatic driving technologies in the Chinese market.
The strategic cooperation is non-exclusive and financial terms were not released. The cooperation will cover big data, navigation and travel services, and automatic driving technologies.
In big data and navigation and travel services sectors, the two parties will implement infotainment system and IT-related service innovations targeting the Chinese market. Relying on AutoNavi's real-time traffic information and location-based online maps, Delphi will provide route planning services and online point of interest search services in its infotainment system and navigation system.
In addition, Delphi will integrate AutoNavi's online content service to provide online payment service and online streaming media services in its interconnected infotainment system.
For automatic driving, the two companies will implement in-depth cooperation based on automatic driving map data, related software capacities, and cloud computing capacities. They will offer cloud-based automatic driving service in the Chinese market to meet demands of users. AutoNavi will provide a high-precision positioning technology for the future automatic driving project of the two parties.