China-based Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, launched DiDi Labs in Mountain View, California . The company will primarily focus on AI-based security and intelligent driving technologies.
Cheng Wei, founder, Chairman & CEO of Didi Chuxing, said, "Sweeping changes are taking place in the global transportation and automobile industries. As the world’s leading mobility platform, DiDi has invested in five industry leaders around the world. Building on rich data and fast-evolving AI analytics, we will be working with cities and towns to build intelligent transportation ecosystems for the future."
"As we strive to bring better services to broader communities, DiDi’s international vision now extends to building the best-in-class international research network, advancing the global transportation revolution by leveraging innovative resources. The launch of DiDi Labs is a landmark in creating this global nexus of innovation," Cheng said.
The company’s aim is to attract top engineering talents to advance transformation in the global transportation industry. DiDi Labs will be led by Dr. Fengmin Gong, Vice President of DiDi Research Institute. Dozens of leading data scientists and researchers have joined the team, including Charlie Miller, one of the world’s foremost automobile security experts. Current projects span the areas of cloud-based security, deep […]