FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Guangzhou Automobile Group is displayed at the booth during the Auto China in 2016, auto show, Beijing, China, April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo
BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant, She Chuxing, said on Wednesday it would continue to expand the partnership with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) in areas such as the route from the activities and self-drive.
China is the world’s largest ride-coming company, and the Guangzhou-based GAC Group, is working on the expansion of the fleet, and the management, and the development of new mobility products and co-operation in the smart drive, including the autonomous driving technology, She said in a statement.
She has also invested in OnTime, mobility is a new platform that was launched by the GAC Group and with the support of the company’s information capabilities and operational expertise have been added.
GAC Group was the 31 auto manufacturers and parts suppliers, which formed an alliance with Didi from the previous year. She said at the time that it wanted to provide to the customer, and the operational skill to get the car manufacturers to develop their very own ride-sharing services, in exchange for the expertise of the group.
She has set up a joint venture with a unit of Chinese car maker, Beijing Automotive Group Co. Ltd. and germany’s Volkswagen, as part of the goal is to eventually develop a purpose-built cars for his or her service.
GAC sold more than 2.1 million vehicles last year, including that of units, with Toyota, Honda, and Mitsubishi.
Reporting Yilei Sun will be in Beijing and Brenda Goh in Shanghai; Editing by Himani sarkar & Uttaresh.V