Tencent launches WeChat for drivers

Tencent launches WeChat for drivers

Tencent Holding Ltd

Tencent Holdings on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang’an Automobile Group, marking a further foray into transportation solutions.

China’s most popular messenger, with more than 1.1 billion users, will be embedded in new car models coming to the market later this year, the two companies said at the annual Smart China Expo in Chongqing.

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