June 29, 2022

Baidu-backed auto start-up JiDU prepares for mass production

Joe Xia, CEO of JiDU, announced on Chinese social media on Wednesday that the company has begun body molding for its first mass-produced car. It has now officially moved from model design to preparation for mass production.

Xia said that to realize the mass production of the model’s futuristic design, JiDU’s engineering team carried out enormous technical research on the molding process and made technical breakthroughs in super deep stamping depth. .

(Source: JiDU)

JiDU is a technology-based automotive startup initiated by Baidu and Geely. It was officially established in March 2021, with its headquarters in Shanghai, China, and a global software R&D center in Beijing. He announced that he will hold the JiDU ROBODAY launch event on June 8, where his first concept car robot will be launched.

JiDU said its robot vehicle was inspired by spaceships and featured highly automated capabilities on highways and city roads, as well as an ultra-smart front console.

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The product has L4 autonomous driving capabilities. He can drive on his own and can establish natural communication with humans. Moreover, based on AI and big data, it is able to learn by itself and update itself when necessary.

JiDU said its first mass-produced automotive robot will be launched and delivered in 2023. Its high-level automated driving capabilities can be applied to various scenarios.