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2021-08-06 15:11:32

NEV Industry

XPENG starts to build the plant in Wuhan
On July 31, XPENG announced the formal launch of its third-generation smart platform in Wuhan Economic Development Zone. The plant occupies an area of about 1,000,500 m2, with a designed production capacity of 100,000 units, and an annual output value of more than Rmb 30 billion yuan.
Volkswagen will change its electric vehicle marketing model in China
A few days ago, Volkswagen Group said that the group must change the sales model of electric vehicles in the Chinese market according to local conditions. The ID series implements an "Agent system", orders are placed through the official website, and then the products will be shipped to offline stores and or delivery center.
Deliveries of new auto enterprises in July
Recently, Nio, XPENG, and Lixiang had announced the deliveries of new cars in July 2021. From the ranking, the monthly delivery of Lixiang cars had exceeded 8,000 units for the first time, ranking the first among the sales of new auto enterprises. XPENG followed closely and Nio did not achieve the targets in July, delivering a total of 7,931 new cars and ranking the third position.
Th Big 3 auto enterprises in USA hope to improve their sales of EVs to 50% by 2030
The three major automakers in Detroit, the United States, announced that by 2030, 40%-50% of their models will be electric vehicles. Stellantis said that by 2030, more than 40% of cars will achieve low emissions. General Motors hopes to stop sales of gasoline vehicles by 2035 and focus on sales of pure electric vehicles. Ford will improve the share of pure electric vehicles in its total sales to 40% by 2030.
Geely and Rohm form a partnership to use silicon carbide technology to increase the ranges of electric vehicles
A few days ago, Geely and the world-renowned semiconductor maker Rohm Semiconductor  announced the deepening of cooperation. Geely will use Rohm’s advanced power solutions with silicon carbide as the core to develop high-efficiency electronic control systems and on-board charging systems to extend the range of electric vehicles, reduce battery costs and shorten charging times.
ICV Industry
GAC Aion will use Lidars
On July 26, GAC Aion announced that the ADiGO autopilot system with the RoboSense's second-generation intelligent solid-state Lidar will be introduced on mass-produced on AION LX and other models.
GM will expand the application of Super Cruise
General Motors announced that it will expand the application range of its autonomous driving assistance system Super Cruise. In 2022, 6 models will apply this technology, and it is expected to further expand to 22 models by 2023.
HASCO released 4D imaging millimeter wave radar
On July 28, HASCO released the latest self-developed 4D imaging millimeter wave radar product(LRR30), enriching the domestic 4D millimeter wave radar lineup.
Magna's acquisition of Veoneer will accelerate the investment and deployment of ADAS systems
A few days ago, Magna and Veoneer announced that they had reached a final merger agreement. Magna will acquire all issued and circulating shares of Veoneer with USD 31.25 per share in cash, with an equity value of USD 3.8 billion.
Horizon releases Journey 5 chips and launches an open ecological strategy
On July 29, Horizon held a high-performance, large-computing power vehicle intelligent computing platform and strategy press conference at the Shanghai Automobile Exhibition Center. It launched the Journey 5 (the first full-scenario whole-vehicle intelligent central computing chip) and the Matrix 5( self-driving computing platform and SuperDrive all-scenario vehicle intelligent solutions built on the basis of Zhengcheng 5).
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