The signing of the project means the leader of intelligent voice has continued to move forward after the rapid development of the auto business in 2021. Now, the project in Wuxi Economic Development Zone will deepen the layout of the auto business.
iFlytek (Chinese: 科大讯飞), a well-known Chinese intelligent speech and artificial intelligence company, recently signed an agreement of cooperation with Wuxi Economic Development Zone on its Intelligent Driving Technology Headquarters Project.
According to the project, iFlytek will set up iFlytek Intelligent Driving Technology Headquarters and iFlytek’s Wuxi subsidiary within the Wuxi Economic Development Zone to promote the development of the Internet of Vehicles (IoVs), smart connected vehicles and so on.
Wuxi, a city in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, enjoys a special position in the IoV field. It is the first city approved as a National Pioneering Area for the internet of vehicles, and also the first batch of pilot cities for the collaborative development of national smart city infrastructure and smart connected vehicles.
iFlytek also has a good foundation in cooperation with Wuxi. Before the Intelligent Driving Technology Headquarters Project, IFlytek and Wuxi had teamed up in medical care, education and other fields, and many core technology products have been widely used in Wuxi.
In 2021, iFlytek’s smart vehicle business has pre-installed 7 million sets, with more than 200 new models delivered and boasting more than 40 cooperative vehicle enterprises, such as FAW, Great Wall, BYD, Geely, Volkswagen, Audi, Toyota, Honda, NIO, Li, HiPhi, LeapMotor and so on.