China's Geely to work on smart car technologies with Tencent

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Jan 19): China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Tencent Holdings Ltd to develop smart vehicle cockpit and autonomous driving.

The partnership marks the latest in a string of tech and auto companies teaming up in the fast-evolving sector. The companies will jointly develop smart car cockpits to have more mobile and mobility service applications, and explore testing of autonomous driving, Geely said in a statement.