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Alibaba challenges Apple, Google with China-made Web car

E-commerce firm in talks with carmakers to use its YunOS operating system

"We believe in the future that 80 per cent of the car's functionality won't be related to transportation," says Mr Ma.


BILLIONAIRE Jack Ma is taking the challenge to Apple Inc and Google by pushing Alibaba Group Holding Ltd into the car business, joining the global battle to control the car dashboard.

The Chinese e-commerce company's YunOS operating system, which connects phones, tablets