Tech era set to change automobiles

Updated 2017-04-21 12:00:59 Shanghai Daily

Technology giants and carmakers are banding together to display smart driving technologies and new lighter materials that represent "young and the future" at the Auto Shanghai 2017 show yesterday.

Such technologies cover lightweight materials, in-vehicle digital entertainment and artificial intelligence.

Chip giant Intel, Hi-Fi maker Dynaudio and search giant Baidu partnered with automakers to highlight their "young and future" cutting-edge technologies.

Intel said yesterday that it will cooperate with domestic automaker Changan on the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and data center, as well as self-driving technologies.

The chip giant has tied up with domestic software vendor Neusoft to tap the smart driving market to produce a system equipped with AI that can warn drivers when they are tired.

By 2030, more than 120 million cars with smart driving technologies will be on the road, propelling the car to become the fastest growing connected device in future, analysts said.

Hi-Fi maker Dynaudio said it will offer customized Hi-Fi devices for in-vehicle entertainment for Mercedes-Benz drivers in China. Dynaudio, which boasts clients like Bugatti Veyron and Volvo, aims to expand in-vehicle Hi-Fi services in China, whose market was worth 150 billion yuan (US billion) in 2016, a 30 percent annual growth.

Carbon fiber is set to become an alternative new material used in vehicles in three to five years, industry officials said.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58September 22 2018 16:58:46

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16September 22 2018 16:58:46

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18September 22 2018 16:58:46

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords