Chinese EV startup Jidu plans to use ChatGPT-like tech

People seem at a Jidu Robo-01 electric powered SUV in the course of the 20th Guangzhou International Auto Exhibition at Canton Good Intricate on Dec. 30, 2022 in Guangzhou, China.

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BEIJING — Baidu’s ChatGPT-like product is established to come to electric, assisted-driving cars and trucks, startup Jidu explained Tuesday.

Jidu, backed by Baidu and Geely, is utilizing Baidu’s Apollo procedure for the in-motor vehicle consumer interface and assisted driving tech. The startup plans to deliver its first car this yr.

Jidu programs to use Apollo with Baidu’s ChatGPT-like product, named Ernie bot in English, the startup mentioned.

The merged tech aims to strengthen users’ interactivity with the auto, the startup reported. So-identified as intelligent cars like Jidu’s prepared product generally contain voice command.

Baidu reported final week it expects to comprehensive inside testing of its Ernie bot in March right before opening it to public use. It stays unclear how the product’s talents assess with ChatGPT’s, which is developed by Microsoft-backed OpenAI.

Jidu opened its initially actual physical retail outlet in Beijing on Tuesday.

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