BEIJING – Luokung Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LKCO) (“Luokung” or the “Company”), a leading spatial-temporal intelligent big data services company and provider of interactive location-based services (“LBS”) and high-definition maps (“HD Maps”) in China, today announced that its operating affiliate eMapGo Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“EMG”), a leading provider of navigation and electronic map services in China, has signed an agreement to provide autonomous driving data services for Zenseact, a wholly owned subsidiary of Volvo Cars, the automotive division of the Swedish multinational manufacturing company, focusing on the development of autonomous driving and active safety software together with its lead customer Volvo Cars. As a next step, Zenseact intends to industrialize the autonomous driving platform and set real-life autonomous safety benchmarks to increase the reliability of its own products.
EMG is China’s leading autonomous driving HD Maps service provider. The company led the development of the industry standard for “Autonomous Driving High-precision Map Collection Element Model and Interaction Format” and standards for “Technical Requirements of Automated Valet Parking Map and Localization” in China. EMG provides services such as mass production of autopilot high-precision maps, autopilot simulation testing, data collection and management for various automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers and serves several reputable customers such as Zenseact, Bosch, Continental, Audi, Ford, Volvo, Volkswagen, Geely, Hongqi, BAIC New Energy, among others.
Mr. Xuesong Song, Chairman and CEO, stated, “We are pleased to be partnering with Zenseact as their autonomous driving data services provider and look forward to working closely with their team in fulfilling their mission of creating a safe and reliable autonomous driving platform. We believe this agreement with Zenseact represents a tremendous opportunity for EMG’s business expansion as we look to establish new relationships with more partners around the globe.”
About Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung Technology Corp. is a leading spatial-temporal intelligent big data services company, as well as a leading provider of LBS and HD Maps for various industries in China. Backed by its proprietary technologies and expertise in HD Maps and related intelligent spatial-temporal big data, Luokung establishes city-level and industry-level holographic spatial-temporal digital twin systems serving industries including smart transportation (autonomous driving, smart highway and vehicle-road collaboration), natural resource asset management (carbon neutral and environmental protection remote sensing data service), and LBS smart industry applications (mobile Internet LBS, smart travel, smart logistics, new infrastructure, smart cities, emergency rescue, among others). The Company routinely provides important updates on its website: www.luokung.com/en.
eMapgo, a variable interest entity (“VIE”) of Luokung, is a leading provider of navigation and electronic map services in China, as well as a leading provider in Internet map services, geographic information system engineering and other A-level mapping qualifications. EMG possesses the National Class-A qualification certificates of navigable Surveying and Mapping, and actively develops autonomous driving and HD Map services. Effective March 17, 2021, Luokung consummated its acquisition of EMG through the purchase of the equity interests of Saleya Holdings Limited, which, through a series of contracts between its wholly-owned subsidiary DMG Infotech Co., Ltd. and EMG, made EMG Luokung’s VIE. For more information, please visit EMG’s website: www.emapgo.com.cn.
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