Tencent, automaker Geely team up to expand digital service
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) Chinese automaker Geely Auto Group and technology giant Tencent have signed an agreement to carry out cooperation in various fields, including digital marketing, autonomous driving and low-carbon development.
The two companies will work together to realise industrial digitalisation in terms of product development and research, manufacturing, marketing, user operation and after-sales service.
Cooperation will also be extended to the integration of mobile applications with multi-media services on vehicles and exploring opportunities in intelligent transportation.
Tencent will help Geely realise digital upgrading, sustainable development and low-carbon development, said Tang Daosheng, senior executive vice-president of Tencent, adding that the two companies will join hands to train high-tech talents, Xinhua news agency reported.
Geely expects to improve user experience by upgrading its industrial chain through digital means, said An Conghui, president of Geely Holding Group and CEO of Geely Auto Group.
In 2018, Geely and Tencent had cooperated for the first time to develop digital services on high-speed trains along with the China Railways Investment Co. Ltd.