Hyundai Motor said past due ultimate weekend that it has not inked a cope with Tencent, the Chinese tech firm, to create software for self-driving motors.

According to a report in Reuters bringing up Hyundai Motor, the auto maker stated it’s operating on infotainment era with Tencent. The feedback out of Hyundai Motor come after South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper suggested the two companies had been gearing as much as have interaction in joint studies and improvement for safety and safety for self-using automobiles. Hyundai is slated to roll out self-riding motors via 2030. The South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper referred to unnamed resources for its record.

While Hyundai is denying a partnership with Tencent, the Chinese tech organisation has aspirations to steer within the self sustaining riding market, currently moving to lease self-driving car engineers in Palo Alto, Calfornia. “We are building a studies group for our Auto-pressure Team primarily based in Palo Alto, CA,” the corporation stated in job classified ads on LinkedIn, according to a Reuters file in November. Reuters said at the time there has been no less than 9 posting for engineers consisting of for motion planning, sensor fusion, automobile intelligence, and gadget learning.

For Hyuandi’s element, the South Korean car maker has been inking partnerships to in addition its self-driving and journey-hailing pursuits around the globe. In November Hyundai and Grab introduced a deal wherein the 2 will make investments an extra $250 million in Grab and create a partnership to pilot electric powered automobile applications across the Southeast Asian area. Under the partnership, Grab and Hyundai Motor affiliates will deliver stakeholders from the EV industry to paintings together on measures to improve EV adoption and cognizance in Southeast Asia, the corporations said inside the press release. In March the 2 introduced another joint funding wherein they invested $three hundred million in Ola, the trip-hailing platform. Under the agreement, the three corporations will collaborate on growing a fleet of automobiles and clever mobility solutions. They may even construct India-specific electric powered cars and infrastructure.