In December 7th, Alibaba and Ford motor formally entered into strategic cooperation. All the Ford and Lincoln brand cars sold in China, and the self produced brand electric cars produced in China will embrace intelligent networking in the future. The two sides will carry out comprehensive cooperation to promote the development of the intelligent network automobile, artificial intelligence, intelligent mobile service and digital marketing.
The Alibaba said:
It is understood that the three year agreement, AliOS car operating system, cloud computing, Alibaba's new retail, digital marketing and other business sectors will participate in the cooperation; and Ford also said that in the future all Chinese sales of Ford and the Lincoln brand vehicle (including imports and local production) and in Chinese the production of its own brand of electric cars, will become a part of cooperation.
It is reported that the two sides are currently on the network technology trends, Zhaopin car of the future application, mode of cooperation and development in-depth communication, will rely on the study of basic science and technology frontier Alibaba Dharma Institute, the integration of cloud computing and artificial intelligence technology, through the combination of AliOS operating system and auto depth, enhance the user experience of driving.
As the creator of the great invention of the car, Ford motor company has been operating for a hundred years. Now, the car is facing a great change in the age of intellectual networking.
Jim Hackett, President and chief executive of Ford motors, said
Alibaba CEO Zhang Yong said:
According to introducing, at present, Ali's business layout in automobile includes cloud computing, AI, automotive operation system, high-precision map, new retail, auto finance and so on. It can provide technical support and ecological synergy for all partners in the whole industry chain.