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Apple Car may still not a reality, but Apple just made a major investment in the biggest rival of the company for shared transportation Uber.

Didi Chuxing Technology is probably not a name you know, but this is the most popular company for this type of transport in China – the most populated country in the world and extremely important market. Apple’s new investment in Didi is worth a billion dollars, according to Wall Street Journal.

Beijing-based company is estimated at around $25 billion, and among the biggest supporters are giants such as China’s leader in online marketing Alibaba and Tencent. And while China Uber operates in 45 cities, Didi operates in more than 400.

Apple’s investment brings the company to the direction of – electric cars, self-governing cars and shared travel are the pillars of the future of the automotive industry.

Last but not least, through investment in a local company Apple wants to create better links with the Chinese authorities, relations with which are often accompanied by various problems.

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