NIO Automobile announced that it has reached strategic cooperation with Intel’s autonomous driving technology company Mobileye. In the future, the two parties will build L4 level, autonomous driving models, based on NIO’s second-generation vehicle platform.
For the cooperation, Li Bin, founder, chairman, and CEO of NIO, said: “We are proud of our tireless pursuit of innovation and cutting-edge technology, which not only enhances our product competitiveness, but also NIO ’s Users create a happy lifestyle. We are looking forward to the strategic partnership established with Mobileye. The two parties will work together to improve the safety and driving performance of vehicles and strive to realize the vision of NIO to build the world’s first ‘user company.’
NIO introduced that the two parties will focus on the passenger car market and smart travel service areas, and will build L4 level autonomous driving smart electric models on the second generation platform of NIO. Mobileye is responsible for the Mobileye EyeQ system chip and related software provided, and NIO is responsible for the development, integration and mass production of vehicle-level automatic driving systems. In addition, on the basis of mass-produced auto-driving models in the future, Mobileye will create a special edition dedicated to smart mobility services, and Mobileye will purchase this model in batches.