- Skyworth EV6 crash score is only one star
- Xiaomi is discussing the pricing range, high configuration may exceed 350,000 yuan
- Pepsi's Tesla Semi towed away, sparking concerns
- The new MPV model of SAIC MAXUS will be unveiled in the third quarter
- Reuters: Tesla does not intend to compensate owners of cars before price cuts
- The official website of GAC Acura is no longer accessible
- Tesla shareholders ask board to prepare for succession
- Musk's wealth loss breaks Guinness World Record
- Jidu high-end intelligent driving starts generalization test in Guangzhou
- The knob in the middle of the Ford electric horse has a new purpose
- Mercedes-Benz gets L3 autonomous driving license in the US
- Major traffic accident in Nanchang County, Jiangxi Province has caused 19 deaths and 20 injuries
Skyworth EV6 crash score is only one star
Recently, the Skyworth EV6 520 Smart Edition model has completed all the evaluation items in accordance with the C-NCAP (2021 version) management rules. The comprehensive score rate of this model is only 39.9%, and it only received a one-star rating.
The official price of the Skyworth EV6 520 Smart Edition, which participated in the C-NCAP crash test of China Automotive Research Institute, is 205,800 yuan.
The car's vehicle safety configuration includes 6 airbags, rear ISOFIX interface, front and rear seat belt force limiters, seat belt unfastened reminder (did not work in the actual test). It is worth noting that the rear right seat is not equipped with seat belt pretensioners.
In terms of occupant protection, the safety index of the occupants in the car when the Skyworth EV6 collided was 33.070 (out of 86 points); the safety index of the occupants in the car when it was rear-ended was 3.699 (out of 7 points), and the total occupant protection score rate was 38.45%, a record low. It is only half of the average score rate of C-NCAP (73.08%).
In terms of pedestrian protection, the protection effect on the head of pedestrians outside the vehicle is 9.219 (out of 15 points), and the protection effect on the legs of pedestrians outside the vehicle is 3.530 (out of 5 points), with a total score of 61.46%.
In terms of active safety, including vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-person, vehicle-to-two-wheeler, lane keeping, lane lighting and other tests, the total score rate is 30.26%.
From the point of view of specific scores, the column touch test scored the worst, with a full score of 16 points, and Skyworth EV6 got zero points.
You can get one star in the "Five-Star Wholesale Department". By the way, the price of Skyworth EV6 has increased by 8000 a while ago. (expression)
Xiaomi is discussing the pricing range, high configuration may exceed 350,000 yuan
According to the news released by Auto later, Xiaomi has made key progress in making cars, and is currently discussing the pricing range of its first model.
Xiaomi's first car is a medium-sized fastback sedan (internal code-named Modena Modena), which is divided into two versions. The internal discussion plan is that one version is set at 260,000 to 300,000 yuan, and the other version is more than 350,000 yuan.
According to reports, both versions of Xiaomi cars are equipped with Qualcomm's next-generation smart cockpit chip and Nvidia's Orin X chip, which supports lidar. Among them, the high-end version is based on the 800V high-voltage platform and is equipped with the Kirin battery of CATL; the low-end version is based on the 400V platform and is equipped with BYD lithium iron phosphate batteries.
In addition, it is reported that the new car is expected to be released within the year as soon as possible and will be released in 2024. The source also said that Xiaomi is also working on a second mass-produced car (internal code-named Le mans), which is planned to be launched in 2025.
Pepsi's Tesla Semi towed away, sparking concerns
Recently, photos of a Tesla Semi electric truck being towed by a trailer have raised concerns about the futuristic Class 8 truck.
The Semi pictured here was one of the first trucks Tesla delivered to PepsiCo. Within weeks of receiving the first Semi, PepsiCo said it had deployed 36 Semi trucks.
Electrek previously reported that Tesla built a team in California to service the Semi trucks before delivering the trucks.
This time, they probably have something to do. The truck pictured was found in Sacramento, California, where a Pepsi factory is located.
The new MPV model of SAIC MAXUS will be unveiled in the third quarter
On January 9, SAIC MAXUS announced that a new medium-sized family MPV model will be released in the third quarter of this year. Officials revealed that this new car will have two versions, pure electric and plug-in hybrid, of which the plug-in hybrid version has a pure electric cruising range of 200km.
At present, SAIC MAXUS has a number of MPV models on sale, including G series, EUNIQ series and MIFA series, etc., with multiple versions of six seats and seven seats.
In addition, SAIC Maxus said that its scientific research team has exceeded 2,000 people, including an electrification team of more than 300 people and a software team of more than 700 people.
Reuters: Tesla does not intend to compensate owners of cars before price cuts
Last Friday, after Tesla slashed prices, the Tesla Taikoo Li store in Chengdu took place the most intense car owner rights protection activity since Tesla entered China.
Blogger @不是郑小康 said, “The demands of car owners are 100,000 kilometers of overcharging + 1 million points + FSD lifetime use rights + 2-4 years of vehicle warranty extension, which may add up to more than 100,000 yuan.”
According to upstream news, in response to the price cut, the store staff responded: "There is no non-disclosure agreement, and there is no (compensation) plan. It is indeed Tesla's official price adjustment."
Reuters also confirmed the news last Sunday, saying that a Tesla China spokesperson told him that Tesla does not intend to compensate owners who drive cars before reducing prices.
In addition, Sun Shaojun, the founder of Tiger Sniff Fans, reported that Tesla is expected to continue to cut prices in the middle and late second quarter of this year.
The official website of GAC Acura is no longer accessible
Xinchangchang reported on January 9 that the official website of GAC Acura is no longer open, and the official website of GAC Group has also removed GAC Acura and GAC Fick. These two brands have become history.
As early as April last year, GAC Acura officially issued an announcement announcing that Honda Acura (Acura) will officially withdraw from the Chinese market from 2023.
Acura is a high-end car brand owned by Honda and the first Japanese luxury car brand.
Tesla shareholders ask board to prepare for succession
Tesla's board of directors is under increasing pressure in recent days as investors demand they demonstrate that Tesla is ready to lose key figure Elon Musk.
Tesla shareholder Karen Roberts-Dottir has submitted a proposal for investors to vote at the annual shareholder meeting in May on whether Tesla's board should prepare and maintain a "key-person risk" report.
In the proposal, Robertsdottir called on Tesla to document the succession procedures and processes for key personnel, thereby mitigating the potential financial impact on the company if these personnel leave. (Sina Finance)
What would Tesla be like without Musk?
Musk's wealth loss breaks Guinness World Record
Guinness World Records officially announced that Elon Musk has officially broken the world record for the largest personal wealth loss in history.
Forbes estimates that since November 2021, he has lost about $182 billion (about 1.25 trillion yuan), although other sources suggest that it may actually be closer to $200 billion (about 1.37 trillion yuan).
As of January 2023, Musk's net worth has dropped from a peak of $320 billion in 2021 to $138 billion, largely due to the underperformance of Tesla's stock.
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- Baidu map officially landed on Lixiang ONE car
- DJI responds to the independent rumors of the department: operations are as usual, and the name will not be changed
- Jikrypton 009 is offline and will be delivered in the first quarter
- BYD's new smart watch patent authorized: can detect alcohol intake
- BAIC BJEV received 5.5 billion yuan in financing
- Xiaopeng established the Intelligent Manufacturing Research Institute with a registered capital of 1 million yuan
Jidu high-end intelligent driving starts generalization test in Guangzhou
Recently, at the Jidu Intelligent Driving Theme Media Salon, Dr. Wang Weibao, the person in charge of Jidu Intelligent Driving, said that after Beijing and Shanghai, the Jidu Intelligent Driving team has started the generalization test of the third city scene in Guangzhou.
Jidu said that as the launch date of Jidu's first model ROBO-01 is approaching, it is still accelerating the development of intelligent driving to ensure that relevant functions can be used "on the market".
Relying on the Apollo ANP3.0 pilot assisted driving solution in the urban domain, high-speed domain, and parking domain "three-domain integration", ROBO-01 can realize high-speed and efficient lane changes, tunnel passage, large-curvature devil curve passage, and autonomous passage through ETC, etc. Features.
The knob in the middle of the Ford electric horse has a new purpose
I still remember that in the Ford China Design Center last year, many media made a lot of comments to the Ford Electric Horse. One of them was the knob on the central control screen. The function is too single, and it should not only be able to adjust the volume.
However, Ford has brought a number of software upgrades in the latest "Power Up 4.1.2" firmware, including the use of a physical knob in the middle of the screen to control the air conditioner.
Ford electric horse owners only need to click the temperature, air volume, or seat heating buttons on the screen, and then they can perform corresponding operations through the physical knob in the middle.
In addition, Ford's "SYNC 4A" infotainment system also uses newly designed icons, and some settings and controls have also been integrated, making the logic more reasonable.
Mercedes-Benz gets L3 autonomous driving license in the US
On January 8, Mercedes-Benz stated that the company has obtained approval from the US regulatory authority to deploy the L3 Drive Pilot system in Nevada.
The system allows drivers to take their hands off the wheel under certain conditions, making Mercedes the first automaker to receive regulatory approval for the technology in the United States.
I don't know if the speed limit is still 60km/h.
Major traffic accident in Nanchang County, Jiangxi Province has caused 19 deaths and 20 injuries
According to CCTV news, a major traffic accident in Nanchang County, Jiangxi Province on January 8 has caused 19 deaths and 20 injuries.
At about 0:49 on January 8, 2023, a major road traffic accident occurred on the Taoling Village section of the S517 connecting line in Youlan Town, Nanchang County, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province.
At present, the injured have been sent to Nanchang County People's Hospital and the 908 Hospital of the Joint Logistics Support Force of the Chinese People's Liberation Army for treatment. The cause of the accident is under further investigation.
"Jimu News", a subsidiary of Hubei Daily Media Group, reported that "it was foggy when the incident happened, and the truck crashed into the funeral procession, resulting in a tragedy."
About an hour after the news of the traffic accident was disclosed, the traffic police of Nanchang County issued a message reminding driving safety in foggy weather.
When driving in foggy weather, pay attention to turning on fog lights and position lights, slow down, drive carefully, keep a sufficient safe distance from the car in front, pay attention to avoiding pedestrians, and avoid changing lanes and overtaking at will.
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