Bytedance’s new ambition in the automobile sector
Posted On May 22, 2020
As a latecomer to China’s automaker industry, Bytedance has worked hard to gain momentum. Despite its investment in electric vehicle rising star Lixiang last year, the tech giant is now entering the car connectivity market developing an auto infotainment system which incorporates content shared by self-owned Douyin and Today’s Headline. However, the potential to increase distracted driving risks has sparked debates as of whether such an applied system would impose more road dangers for society.