After Baidu tie-up, BMW taps Tencent for autonomous driving in China

Rita Liao
After Baidu tie-up, BMW taps Tencent for autonomous driving in China

China is BMW's largest market, and the German automaker knows in order to capture the country's demanding consumers, its future models must support robust autonomous driving capability. The success of autonomous driving relies in part on high-definition mapping, a process that requires an expansive collection of geographic information.