Tencent technology news, Dec. 6 news, baidu Apollo has recently upgraded its organizational structure. In addition to the upgrading of the original business groups such as automatic driving and Internet of vehicles, it has added an intelligent transportation business group.
It is reported that in this upgrade, Apollo's automatic driving business group has been upgraded and expanded, and now it has three departments under its jurisdiction, including intelligent car business department, intelligent driving map business department and automatic driving technology department.
The original Internet of vehicles business group continued to carry out small-scale car OS and other intelligent car services. The new intelligent transportation business group will focus on the intelligent upgrading of transportation infrastructure and provide the next generation of intelligent transportation solutions such as vehicle road coordination system and regional intelligent signal optimization system for the city.
According to the latest data released, Baidu's total number of patent applications for intelligent driving has reached 1237, ranking first in China, surpassing many large foreign car companies, domestic universities and scientific research institutions. The total number of self driving road test license plates is 150.
In addition to autopilot, Apollo has carried out extensive layout to enter the field of intelligent transportation on a large scale this year. It has signed cooperation with Changsha, Chongqing, Cangzhou, Baoding and more than 10 cities in the field of intelligent transportation, and its intelligent transportation has signed cooperation with more than 10 cities such as Changsha, Chongqing, Cangzhou, Baoding and so on.
In the field of the Internet of vehicles, there are more than 60 auto brands equipped with Apollo's Internet of vehicles function, and more than 300 models are on the market. The total number of models on the market will reach more than 500 in the next two years after reaching cooperation intention.
Analysis said that after the adjustment, Apollo will increase investment in technology research and development in the field of automatic driving, and vigorously promote the commercialization of automatic driving products.