Companies working to connect cars to the Internet

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China’s Internet giant Alibaba has announced on the third day of the Shanghai Auto Show that it will use big data to provide full car services for customers online and link those services seamlessly to the vehicles. CCTV’s Timothy Pope has more.

Companies working to connect cars to the Internet

Companies working to connect cars to the Internet

China's Internet giant Alibaba has announced on the third day of the Shanghai Auto Show that it will use big data to provide full car services for customers online and link those services seamlessly to the vehicles.CCTV's Timothy Pope has more.

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  • Alibaba is not the only company that is working on making cars part of the Internet. Video streaming platform, LeTV is working with domestic car maker BAIC Motor on a new Internet-connected car, and the concept for the vehicle was also displayed at the Shanghai auto show. It is equipped with adaptive cruise control, automatic parking, social networking functions and many other features. However, LeTV plans to be more than just an application provider for BAIC’s new car, when it comes to roads within the next two years.