Dong Che Daily | Xiaopeng Announces Hardware Shortage Solution / Model S/X Long-Endurance Edition Price Increases by RMB 30,000 / OPPO Officially Launches Vehicle and Motor Solution

Guide

  • There is a shortage of millimeter-wave radars, Xiaopeng proposes to "lift the car first, then reinstall it"
  • Tesla Model S/X long-life version increases by 30,000 yuan
  • The new Mercedes-Benz CLA is on the market, and price reductions are the key words
  • GAC Toyota Venza named Weisha and will be released in November
  • The new fifth-generation Land Rover Range Rover released, based on a new platform
  • Jia Yueting sent a message congratulating Tesla's market value exceeding one trillion U.S. dollars
  • European Automobile Manufacturers Association calls on car companies to reduce dependence on Asia
  • Baidu releases Apollo Moon Aian version of pre-installed mass-produced unmanned vehicle
  • Japanese startup launches flying motorcycle
  • Hokenberg completes the first test of Indycar
  • Mass production in 2024, has the key puzzle of Xiaomi's car building completed?
  • Today's topic: Can you accept "deliver first, then reinstall"?

There is a shortage of millimeter-wave radars, Xiaopeng proposes to "lift the car first, then reinstall it"

Last night, Xiaopeng owners who have not mentioned their cars have received notice from Xiaopeng Motors that the shortage of millimeter wave radars has affected the delivery of Xiaopeng P5. Xiaopeng currently has two solutions:

  • For new cars without millimeter-wave radar installed in advance, Xiaopeng is expected to start reinstalling the radar in batches starting March 31 next year, and give away XPILOT 3.0/3.5 software for free
  • Give up the waiting rights and continue to wait for the delivery and pick up the car in order

The Xiaopeng family is not the only one affected by the shortage of millimeter wave radars. Ideal Motors also proposed a similar delivery plan not long ago.

Tesla Model S/X long-life version increases by 30,000 yuan

According to the official website of Tesla China, the price of Model S long-life version and Model X long-life version have been raised by 30,000 yuan, and the current prices are 889,900 yuan and 939,900 yuan respectively.

On October 24th, Tesla's US official website also raised the price of the Model 3 standard battery life upgraded version and Model Y long-range battery version by $2,000. Currently, the price of this model has not been increased on the Tesla China official website.

Model S/X domestic delivery time is also scheduled to the first quarter of 2022

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA is on the market, and price reductions are the key words

Today, the new Mercedes-Benz CLA is officially launched, with four-door coupe version and hunter version, with a price range of 299,800 yuan to 379,100 yuan.

The new car is mainly adjusted for configuration. The CLA 200 4MATIC cancels the real-time navigation and driving recorder, and does not support the optional merging assist, lane departure warning, etc., and the price is reduced by 4100 yuan.

For the CLA 260 4MATIC and CLA 260 4MATIC Hunting Edition, the price is reduced by 6,700 yuan due to the reduction of the above configuration. In addition, the wireless charging and induction trunk are also cancelled.

Mercedes-Benz: There is really no chip, let me lower the price for you.

GAC Toyota Venza named Weisha and will be released in November

The brand-new SUV of GAC Toyota, the Venza, was officially named "Weisa". The new car can be regarded as the sister model of FAW Toyota Lingfang HARRIER, which will debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show which opens on November 19.

Earlier, GAC Toyota Weisa’s declaration information has been announced, and the new car will offer two power models, fuel version and hybrid version, just like Lingfang.

In appearance, the overall shape of the new car is similar to that of Ling Fang, with only slight differences in details such as the grille and the middle mesh to form a distinction. Judging from the preview, the new car will provide a large-size mesh grille and a slender through-type taillight.

Dong Chejun thinks that Wei Sa's front face is better than Ling Fang, it depends on which of them is cheaper.

The new fifth-generation Land Rover Range Rover released, based on a new platform

After multiple exposures, Land Rover finally unveiled the mystery of the new fifth-generation Range Rover today.

The new Range Rover is based on the Land Rover MLA-Flex platform and is also the first model of the platform. Provide pure internal combustion engine, plug-in hybrid and pure electric power system. Except the internal combustion engine version, the other two versions will be released in 2023.

According to Massimo Fraser, the design director of Land Rover, the new car has reduced many lines and joints in appearance, resulting in a more modern, luxurious, and low-key appearance.

The new car uses Land Rover’s latest Pivi Pro infotainment system, with a 13.1-inch flexible screen and a 13.7-inch digital dashboard. Land Rover claims that users can access 90% of tasks in just two steps.

In terms of chassis, the new fifth-generation Range Rover uses adaptive air suspension and a new five-link rear axle. The 48v electronically controlled active anti-roll bar also appeared on Land Rover models for the first time. (Sina Motors)

This taillight really collided with Harvard Dog as previously exposed.

OPPO officially launches car and machine solutions

At today's 2021 OPPO Developers Conference, Wu Heng, President of OPPO's Software Engineering Division, announced that OPPO has officially launched the OPPO Carlink solution, opening the car-machine interoperability to the outside world.

According to OPPO, the "OPPO Smart Mobility" solution is a system travel solution that spans all scenarios from hardware to software, from technical capabilities to service applications, from two-wheeled electric vehicles to four-wheeled vehicles. Contains functions such as digital car key, watch control car, flash charging on the car, car screen projection, car butler and other functions. (New trip)

OPPO Zhixing currently cooperates with more than 70 manufacturers, covering automakers, two-wheel electric vehicles and other manufacturers.

Jia Yueting sent a message congratulating Tesla's market value exceeding one trillion U.S. dollars

This morning, Jia Yueting, the founder of Faraday Future, congratulated Tesla on the social platform for breaking the trillion-dollar market value, and believed that this is a moment that is enough to enter the history of new energy vehicles.

He said that the huge social value brought about by the Internet industry's transformation of traditional industries has been reflected in the market value of major technology giants.

At the same time, he said that he is working hard to deliver FF 91 on time. The social value that the "FF Futurists" will ultimately create will surely be recognized by the majority of users and the capital market, and will eventually be reflected in the company's market value.

Everyone is relying on technology and strength to quickly occupy the new energy market, and there is not much time left for FF 91.

European Automobile Manufacturers Association calls on car companies to reduce dependence on Asia

Due to the lack of sufficient chips, car sales in Europe fell by 23% last month to the lowest level since 1995.

In response, Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) and CEO of BMW, warned that local automakers must reduce their dependence on Asian chips, otherwise the crisis of plant shutdowns in the entire region will be staged again.

This unprecedented crisis has revealed how fragile the (European) semiconductor supply chain is today. We need to reduce our dependence on overseas markets, especially Asia.

At present, most of the global chip production has been transferred to low-cost labor areas such as Asia, which makes the European region face a very high risk of supply interruption.

Baidu releases Apollo Moon Aian version of pre-installed mass-produced unmanned vehicle

Yesterday, Baidu and GAC Aian formally released the Apollo Moon version of the front-mounted mass-produced unmanned car based on Apollo Moon technology.

The car combines Baidu’s Apollo autopilot software/hardware technology and GAC Ian Autopilot platform and vehicle design and manufacturing capabilities. It has L4 level Robotaxi autopilot data and L2+ level assisted driving data sharing, which can meet the requirements of Robotaxi. Unmanned operation needs. (Quick Technology)

Up to now, the autonomous driving cooperation between GAC Aeon and Apollo has achieved full coverage from AVP autonomous parking to Apollo Moon.

Japanese startup launches flying motorcycle

Recently, ALI Technologies, a Japanese start-up invested by Mitsubishi Electric, Kyocera and well-known football star Keisuke Honda, has launched a flying motorcycle called XTurismo.

This flying motorcycle weighs about 300 kilograms, is powered by a traditional internal combustion engine, relies on two main propellers for flight, and can avoid obstacles with sensing technology similar to that of a drone. According to the research and development personnel, it can reach a speed of up to 100 kilometers per hour and a battery life of about 40 minutes.

Due to policy restrictions, this flying motorcycle is currently not available on the road. The company hopes that it can be used in rescue work under extreme conditions such as deserts and water.

The price of this flying motorcycle is approximately RMB 4.35 million. The first batch of 200 units is expected to be delivered in the first half of next year.

Hokenberg completes the first test of Indycar

Yesterday, former F1 driver Nico Hawkenberg completed his first Indycar driving at Barber Motorsport Park in Alabama. He completed 108 laps and the fastest lap was 1 minute 07.455 seconds.

After completing the first test, considering that he hasn't driven a formula car for a while, AMSP's Taylor Keel was impressed by his adaptability.

The fastest in the test was DCR's Malukas, Hunter Rey, De Francesco and Kirkwood ranked 2-4, and Hokenberg was the slowest among the five drivers.

Hokenberg made it clear last month that the possibility of returning to F1 next season is zero.

Mass production in 2024, has the key puzzle of Xiaomi's car building completed?

A few days ago, Lei Jun stated at the Xiaomi Group’s annual investment meeting that Xiaomi is expected to officially mass produce in the first half of 2024.

From Officer Lei’s announcement of the production of the car, to the completion of the registration of Xiaomi cars in September, the appearance of the “17 Arhat”, and to the various “buy, buy and buy” of Xiaomi in the automotive field, the process of Xiaomi’s car building is progressing in an orderly manner.

Xiaomi continues to gather puzzles on the road to build cars. From investing in power battery companies, filling up shortcomings in the field of autonomous driving, and then building a talent team, the thinking is becoming more and more clear.

Wang Min, an automotive industry analyst, believes that Xiaomi Motors is currently striving to make up for the shortcomings of technology and talents. These are two key puzzles of Xiaomi's car building.

Take the autonomous driving that Xiaomi currently values ​​most. At present, Xiaomi has basically completed many key parts of the investment puzzle in this field.

▲List of investments in Xiaomi's autonomous driving field

Investing in upstream and downstream enterprises in the industrial chain is one aspect, and completing its own technological accumulation is another aspect of work.

Wang Min believes that continuous investment shows that Xiaomi has realized its own technical shortcomings, but the next work will be more challenging. Xiaomi Motors must complete the technology accumulation. (Future Automobile Daily)

Today's topic: Can you accept "deliver first, then reinstall"?

Yesterday Dong Chejun raised a question to everyone: Will female users pay for the pink car? I was thinking of attracting some female fans to answer, but finally found out that there is no female fan or something.

Only a "macho" like @艾格西 came out and said:

Maybe the pink car will capture more male users, yyds macho fan!

Dong Chejun was puzzled, hoping that he would really build a pink car.

▲Is this Gallardo yours?

Today, Dong Chejun wants to talk to you about the reduction and delivery. Under the background of the "difficult delivery" of automobiles, many manufacturers have launched a "delivery first, then reinstall" delivery plan. Do you think such a plan can do you accept? Come and express your ideas, Dong Chejun.

The author is a bit busy and writes the introduction later.

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