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Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it had signed an agreement to supply cars to its autonomous driving technology unit Didi Chuxing, China's top rental car company, for its self-driving test fleet.Volvo will provide the XC90 SUV equipped with backup steering and brakes, DiDi Autonomous Driving will work with Didi Gemini, a new self-driving hardware platform.Didi is currently running a public offering of at least $ 100 billion. Read more about studying in Pakistan

Last week, ทดลองเล่นสล็อต self-driving startup Cruise backed by General Motors Co (GS.N) said it raised $ 2.75 billion in the latest funding round from investors including Walmart Inc (Walmart.O), which has raised $ 2.75 billion. More than $ 30 billion valuated. Read more.Volvo Cars, owned by China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd (GEELY.UL), will initially provide Didi with hundreds of vehicles, with the aim of increasing as the self-driving test fleet expands. Said Alexander Petrofski, Head of Strategy. Reuters news agency

For us, this is a huge opportunity because we gained real-world knowledge and tested our vehicles in real-world environments," Petrofski said. This technology in the application for our customers " Petrofski said some cars have been delivered to Didi.Volvo began offering test vehicles to Uber's autonomous driving unit in 2016.Uber Technologies Inc (Uber.N) sold the business to self-driving car startup Aurora last year and still runs Volvo.This (New Deal with Didi) is in line with our vision of becoming a global alternative partner. “For self-driving vehicles, said Johann Taws, Volvo's head of automated driving strategy.