Future GAC electric cars will get BlackBerry driving assistance technology

Future GAC electric cars will get BlackBerry driving assistance technology

January 28, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

BlackBerry has revealed details of its partnership with the GAC Group. The Chinese auto giant will equip its models with the Apollo self-driving programm.

This program was created in collaboration with Baidu. They plan to use it in the QNX Neutrino operating system – it was developed specifically for electric cars. The GAC will be the first to launch battery cars based on this technology.

BlackBerry, before switching to electric cars, specialized in the production of smartphones. However, after a partnership with the celestial search giant Baidu, the firm decided to reorient itself. The technology offered by BlackBerry is, in fact, a kind of specific upgrade to the standard cruise control.

In the future, it will grow to an independent autopilot. The new technology will help BlackBerry to increase its influence in the market: this kind of system today can be found on 175 million electric cars.

According to rumors, BlackBerry decided to go beyond the mutually beneficial friendship with the GAC Group. The company is going to engage in joint production of “green” cars with Geely.