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China’s search giant Baidu to set up an EV making venture

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China’s search giant Baidu is extending its car ambitions from mere software to production. The company said Monday that it will set up a company to produce electric vehicles with the help of Chinese automaker Geely. Baidu, a dominant player in China’s internet search market for the last decade or so, will provide smart driving technologies while Geely, which has an impending merger with Sweden’s Volvo, will be in charge of car design and manufacturing.
The move marks the latest company in China’s internet industry to enter the EV space. In November, news arrived that Alibaba …

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