Tesla's car map supplierBeijing siweitu New Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "siweituxin") announced in a notice that the company was sued by Baidu, and the company was required to stop infringing the copyright of Baidu's electronic map works and unfair competition, and compensate 90 million yuan.According to the announcement, SVD received litigation materials from the people's Court of Haidian District of Beijing on November 25, 2020.
The materials show that the first plaintiff, Beijing Baidu Netcom Technology Co., Ltd., and the second plaintiff, baidu online network technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Baidu company") filed a lawsuit with the people's Court of Haidian District, Beijing, on the grounds of the first defendant Beijing Siwei Zhilian Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Siwei Zhilian") and the second defendant, siweituxin, for copyright infringement and unfair competition dispute To file a civil action and file a case for acceptance.
The company will actively respond to the lawsuit and resolutely safeguard the interests of the company and its shareholders because the litigation matters have not yet been heard in court and can not be judged for the time being.
Founded in 2002, SVD is a provider of digital map content, automatic driving, Internet of vehicles and dynamic traffic information services, and location-based big data vertical application service provider. The company is committed to building a "smart car brain" with core businesses such as high-precision mapping, high-precision positioning, as well as car specification level chips applied to ADAS and automatic driving, so as to become an automatic driving solution provider.
The company's main business sectors include navigation business, advanced auxiliary driving and automatic driving business, chip business, location big data service and Internet of vehicles business.
It is understood that the company is Tesla's vehicle map supplier. Since Tesla entered China in 2014, the company has been providing mapping products for the whole series of Tesla vehicles.