Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP
Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP

CEO Robin Li fast-tracks smart EV development to harness Baidu’s AI tech and mount a challenge to Tesla

  • A clay model for the vehicle has been completed four months after Baidu and Geely put their car-making joint venture Jidu Auto into operation
  • The tech giant is hoping to harness its AI tech as it builds an EV presence, in a market where electrification and digitalisation are redrawing landscape

Topic |   Electric cars
Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP
Baidu co-founder and CEO Robin Li wants to fast track EV development. Photo: AFP
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