On January 11, Baidu, as one of the domestic Internet giants, officially announced its entry into the automobile manufacturing industry and joined hands with Geely Holding Group to set up a smart car company.
According to Sina Technology, a number of headhunting companies are recruiting talents for Baidu to build cars in Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai, including directors, deputy directors and senior managers, mainly for middle-level backbone.
Baidu also revealed to sina that the smart car company is being set up, and all aspects are progressing smoothly.
The joint venture of Baidu and Geely is under construction
In addition, some Baidu insiders disclosed that the current external recruitment conducted by headhunters is the second round of recruitment conducted by Baidu auto. The first round of recruitment is mainly to find talents internally, but the confirmed employees need to leave Baidu before they can join the smart car company.
According to the previous news, baidu intelligent automobile company will be completely independent of the previous company system and maintain its independent operation. However, Baidu will fully empower the automobile company with its own core technologies such as artificial intelligence, Apollo automatic driving and Baidu map to support its rapid growth.
Baidu intelligent car company will mainly face the passenger car market, and is committed to making users buy more extreme intelligent electric vehicles. Through Baidu's Internet technology gene and Apollo's automatic driving ability, it will reshape the product form of intelligent vehicles and become a reformer in the era of intelligent travel.
Baidu intelligent car will be built based on Geely sea vast architecture
In addition, according to recent media reports, 51% of the shares of Baidu and 49% of Geely are intelligent car companies jointly owned by Baidu and Geely. The two sides will build the first model based on Geely's newly developed pure electric sea vast intelligent evolution experience architecture, and endow it with Baidu Apollo intelligent technology. The specific model information will be officially announced later.