Geely will create satellites for unmanned vehiclesMarch 4, 2020
Geely intends to invest 2.2 billion yuan in the construction of a new plant, which will produce low-orbit satellites that can provide more accurate information for autopilot cars. This information was shared by Automotive News.
For the construction of a new enterprise, they chose the city of Taizhou, where the Chinese company already has its own auto industry.
By 2025, the brand plans to produce up to 500 satellites every year. Currently, approximately 300 specialists are involved in the work.
Thanks to the network of low-orbit satellites, it will be possible to provide high-speed Internet access, accurate navigation and cloud services for cars with automatic control systems, the software of which can be updated “over the air”.
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