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Huawei's 'will they or won't they' relationship with automaking

Company looks to cars to make up for shortfall in sanctions-hit smartphones

People check out a Seres Huawei Smart Selection SF5 electric vehicle at the Auto Shanghai show in April 2021.   © Reuters

Huawei Technologies has repeatedly dismissed speculation that it wants to be China's Tesla challenger. But its deep collaborations with automakers may justify such speculation, industry insiders say.

Since April, Huawei has established partnerships with automakers BAIC BluePark New Energy Technology, Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, Chongqing Changan Automobile and GAC Group to help them build subbrands using Huawei's autonomous driving technology.

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