South Korean based Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) is all set to tie the knot with the Chinese multinational Tencent holdings for development of driver-less vehicle software.
The future may come sooner than expected with next generation autonomous vehicles.
The agreement between the two countries was signed on the sidelines of a business forum in Seoul, according to reports.
The Game Plan
The vehicle equipped with autonomous technologies is equally vulnerable to a whole range of security problems.
The companies are getting ready to jointly carry out Research and Development (R&D) for offering “enhanced safety” and “improved convenience” by fully autonomous- self-driving cars.
The cool novelty may also use the popular We Chat messaging app from Tencent.
Self-driving vehicles are catching reality than ever before. The safety and security of these upcoming technologies is a natural concern for all.
Hyundai, the fifth largest automaker in the world, along with Kia Motors has developed partnerships with self-driving tech.
In conglomeration with social media companies to hit the road with highly automated vehicles by 2020 and fully autonomous vehicle by 2030.
Hyundai Mobis concluded agreement last month with the fastest growing Search engine of Russia, Yandex to collaborate in developing a driver-less control system.
Tencent, based in Shenzhen and listed in Hong Kong, also ventured into self-driving tech.
An advertisement in Silicon Valley last year let to the recruitment of engineers.
The next generation of highly automated vehicles is arriving soon in the market- SAFER, SMARTER & more SECURE.
Source: The Reuters