BAIC Motor Co. has turn out to be the primary automaker to undertake car cockpits with an working system developed by expertise large Huawei Applied sciences.
The working system, dubbed HarmonyOS, will likely be put in in a brand new fossil fuel-powered SUV, BAIC introduced Thursday, with out releasing further particulars on the car.
BAIC, a state-owned firm, made the announcement a day after Huawei offered and demonstrated a wide selection of client digital merchandise run on the self-developed working system.
The merchandise embrace Huawei’s flagship smartphones, sensible watches and tablets.
Huawei developed the HarmonyOS working system after it was barred by the Trump administration from accessing U.S. expertise together with Google’s Android working system in 2019.
At a web based occasion on Wednesday, Huawei additionally mentioned it has developed sensible car cockpit expertise primarily based on HarmonyOS.
HarmonyOS, when utilized in a car cockpit, will be related to sensible properties and different clever units, “which might rework the automotive right into a movie show, sport corridor, and karaoke room in seconds,” Huawei mentioned.
Huawei started concentrating on the auto business as a expertise supplier in 2019 and has made fast inroads in successful purchasers amongst Chinese language automakers.
BAIC and Chinese language carmaker Sokon have upgraded the cockpits of their flagship electrical crossovers with Huawei expertise.
The tech large has additionally signed agreements with two different state-owned auto producers, Changan Vehicle Co. and GAC Motor Co., to collectively develop sensible EVs.