The spokesperson said: "We can confirm that the US group is developing map business." He also said that the US group had hired a former Baidu map executive.
Not long ago, the market value of the US group surpassed the search giant Baidu and e-commerce giants.Jingdong.
A source told Reuters that the US group map is part of the company's location-based platform to improve its navigation capabilities for sharing bicycle, taxi and public transportation services.
Gaode Maps and Baidu Maps are the leading products on the market today, but other companies also have their own map products, such as Tencent Maps. In additionHuaweiIt is also planned to launch its own map service Map Kit in October this year.
The current shared bicycle and taxi service, the US Mission uses the Gaode map and Tencent map. The group's public comment app integrates Baidu maps and high-tech maps to help users navigate to the merchants they choose in the app.