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Tuesday 23 July 2019

Chery Automobile selects Quanergy Systems as its lidar partner

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Chery Automobile selects Quanergy Systems as its lidar partner

Quanergy signed on to Chery's Smart Partner Programme as Lidar partner, to focus efforts on advancing autonomous driving and smart cities in China.

Qortex DTC (Detection, Tracking, Classification), Quanergy's proprietary solution based on Lidar hardware and artificial intelligence (AI) software, can play a key role in monitoring and regulating the flow of vehicles and people at intersections and can communicate data to connected vehicles. When combined with 5G cellular network technology, Qortex DTC provides the necessary awareness and analytical insight into the city's various connected components and ensures safe and efficient traffic flow.

«As the autonomous vehicle industry matures, it is imperative to build an ecosystem that supports a transportation network with reliable solutions. We'll work closely with Quanergy on Chery's autonomous driving vehicles and smart city installations» said Chery Intelligent Vehicle Business Group VP, Youg Huang.

Monday 22 July 2019

Continental opens new powertrain plant in Wuhu, China

Continental has announced the opening of its new Powertrain plant in Wuhu, China.

Representing an investment of almost EUR 28 million for land and building, phase I involves a total built area of more than 24,000 square meters, housing 22 production lines. The shop floor is also equipped with a quality analysis room, a spare parts room and a sample room.

In the course of the ramp-up, more than 600 new jobs will be created at the location.

Starting in July 2019, a variety of drivetrain products, including thermal ...

Monday 22 July 2019

BYD, Toyota enter agreement to jointly develop Battery Electric Vehicles

BYD and have signed an agreement for the joint development of battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s.

To curb global warming, both BYD and Toyota seek to reduce CO2 emissions by promoting the widespread use of BEVs. To accomplish these goals, both companies believe there is a need to put ...