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Didi builds auto innovation center in Jiading

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2019-04-18

Didi builds auto innovation center in Jiading

The government of Jiading district and China's ride-hailing company, Didi Chuxing, sign an agreement to build Didi's auto innovation center on April 13. [Photo/jiading.gov.cn]

The government of Jiading district and China's ride-hailing company, Didi Chuxing, signed an agreement to build Didi's auto innovation center on April 13.

The new center is designed to promote the development of new energy vehicles and automatic driving technologies while figuring out solutions to improving the city's smart transportation and reducing costs of the mass transit system.

Didi builds auto innovation center in Jiading

A logo of the mobile app of the ride-hailing and car service Didi Chuxing is seen in Hangzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province, Sept 4, 2018. [Photo/IC]

With the help of Didi, Jiading will develop green travel using innovation and upgrading on bus transportation dispatch systems and routes.

As the international auto center of Shanghai, Jiading owns the best foundation for the auto industry. The district's auto industry, one of its economic pillars, accounted for 72.8 percent of the district's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018.

MAIL TO DISTRICT CHIEFzxi@jiading.gov.cn

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