- Volkswagen ID.Buzz opens pre-orders in overseas markets
- Li Auto CEO: Li Li L9 will be released on June 21
- Polestar 2 BST edition 270 unveiled
- The Wrangler 4xe Limited Edition will be available on June 10
- Buick plans to stop selling gasoline-only vehicles in North America in 2030
- U.S. regulators ask Tesla to cooperate with investigation into unexplained braking
- Rimac completes a new round of financing of 500 million euros
- Xiaopeng Huitian flying car patent map exposure
- NIO launches portable charging and discharging machine
- 8 car companies improve emergency guidelines for electric vehicle battery fires
- Shenzhen will take the lead in legislation: support L3 autonomous driving on the road
You can now book this popular Volkswagen model in the UK for £2,000.
Volkswagen said that ID.Buzz will officially open orders in July. It is reported that ID.Buzz's annual production capacity target this year is about 15,000 units, and plans to increase to no less than 130,000 units next year.
ID.Buzz available for purchase at that time includes the Style and Life editions, as well as the custom 1st Edition, the Shipping edition is not included.
In terms of price, the Life version is priced at 57,115 pounds (about 478,000 yuan), the Style version is priced at 61,915 pounds (about 518,000 yuan), and the 1st Edition is priced at 62,995 pounds (about 527,000 yuan).
They will all be powered by a 77kWh battery and a 204hp electric motor, with a range of about 415km. (Motoring Research)
As expected of the UK, it's really expensive.
Li Auto CEO: Li Li L9 will be released on June 21
Li Xiang, CEO of Ideal Motors, said recently that the official release time of the Ideal L9 is June 21; all stores across the country can test-drive it in July; it will be officially delivered to users in August; and the delivery volume in September can exceed 10,000.
Li Xiang said that the press conference has already been prepared, but since the Ideal L9 "has too many innovative technologies and product experiences", he hopes that the press conference can be held simultaneously online and offline, so that a certain number of car owners and media can visit in person Live experience.
"The premise is that the epidemic can be brought under control as soon as possible."
On June 2, Polestar announced that it will launch the Polestar 2 BST edition 270 model. It is reported that this model is the most sporty electric model of Polestar so far, but it is only sold in Europe, North America and China, with a global limit of 270 units. .
The Polestar 2 BST edition 270 model has a maximum power of 476 hp and a maximum torque of 680 Nm. At the same time, Polestar has enhanced the dynamic response ability of the vehicle to adapt to more extreme driving scenarios.
In terms of chassis, this model has lowered the chassis height by 25 mm, equipped with an exclusive customized Öhlins dual-flow valve shock absorber, added an auxiliary shock chamber installed under the front hood, added a front lateral support rod, and added a shock absorber. Hardness has also been increased by 20%. (new trip)
However, the price has not been announced yet, and Polestar may not know how much to sell. (manual dog head)
The Wrangler 4xe Limited Edition will be available on June 10
Jeep officially announced recently that its Wrangler will launch the Sahara 4xe fluorescent yellow limited edition.
As a plug-in hybrid model, the new car will be equipped with a 2.0T plug-in hybrid system with a maximum power of 276kW and a peak torque of 637N m. The transmission system is matched with a ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. The battery pack with a capacity of 17kWh has a NEDC pure electric cruising range of 55km and a total cruising range of about 640km. (Auto Home)
In April 2022, Jeep's production is 0. Motors can't save GAC Fick.
Duncan Aldred, global vice president of GM Buick and GMC, recently announced that by 2030 Buick will offer only pure electric vehicles in North America.
But for the Chinese market, Buick said its Chinese models will not be fully electrified until after 2030.
Today, China is Buick's largest market, roughly five times as many as U.S. sales. In both markets, almost all models are still equipped with combustion engines. (Electrek & Reuters)
New era, new logo.
According to a document released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on June 3, more than 750 Tesla owners across the United States have complained about unexplained emergency situations on the road when using Tesla's partial self-driving function. Stop the brakes.
Regulators require Tesla to provide all reports it receives related to incorrect braking, including crashes, injuries and property damage caused by related incidents. The document is dated May 14.
In addition, the document requires Tesla to submit relevant reports by June 20, but Tesla can apply for an extension. (36kr)
Croatian automaker Rimac has raised 500 million euros in a new round of financing, the company said a few days ago. This round of financing was led by SoftBank and Goldman Sachs, with participation from existing shareholders Porsche, bringing its total valuation to more than 2 billion euros.
Porsche said in a separate statement that it had invested tens of millions of euros in Rimac's funding round and would take a 20 percent stake in Rimac, down from its previous stake of 22 percent.
Most of the new financing will be used to expand production facilities and increase production in the technology business, Rimac said, with the company aiming to produce 100,000 batteries a year between 2024 and 2026.
Rimac currently employs more than 1,500 people, plans to hire 700 more this year, and is exploring the location of a new factory. (new trip)
Hammond happy car. (manual dog head)
Ford's U.S. sales decline narrows in May
Ford's U.S. sales in May fell just 4.5% from a year earlier, a narrower decline than in recent months, according to CNBC.
Demand for its latest vehicles remains "white-hot" amid a tight supply of new cars, pickups and SUVs. Ford and other automakers are still grappling with supply chain issues, including a global shortage of semiconductor chips.
For comparison, Ford's monthly U.S. sales fell 10% year-over-year in April and more than 20% in February and March.
Ford sold 763,558 vehicles in the U.S. from January to May this year, down 13.3 percent from the same period in 2021.
- Tesla suspends all global hiring and will cut 10% of its workforce
- Xiaopeng's second-generation home charging pile is online, supporting 4G remote control
- Selence will provide Faraday Future with natural speech capabilities
- Cadillac LYRIQ Ruige opened for sale, selling 439,700-479,700 yuan
- The new Volvo XC40 RECHARGE is on the market, priced at 267,000-309,000 yuan after subsidies
- Financial Times: Electric vehicles accelerate China's rise as a major auto exporter
Xiaopeng Huitian flying car patent map exposure
Recently, a group of patent images of Xiaopeng Huitian flying car were exposed. This flying car has a very sci-fi shape. The logo of Xiaopeng Motors is hung on the front and rear, and an oversized "suitcase" is placed on the roof. It is estimated that the arm mechanism is inside.
Xiaopeng Motors' current goal is to achieve mass production of flying cars in 2024 and control the price within one million yuan.
The car below is pretty good, let's take it out and sell it separately.
NIO launches portable charging and discharging machine
NIO launched a portable charging and discharging machine on its official mall today.
When used as a charging device, it can draw electricity from a household 220V socket with a maximum DC charging power of 2.85kW; when used as a discharging device, it can draw power from a vehicle DC charging port and have a maximum discharge power of 3.3kW.
At the same time, the all-in-one machine has IP66-level dust-proof and waterproof capabilities, and supports camping discharge, emergency energy replenishment, and vehicle-to-vehicle mutual charging.
The device will be available for weekly rental experience through the official rental channel at the end of July, with a price of 168 yuan per week, which supports NIO app payment.
However, the method of "only renting and not selling" subsequently aroused the dissatisfaction of many netizens. Weilai CEO Li Bin said that he accepted the criticism, "Because the initial production capacity was slow, I wanted more users to have the opportunity to use it, and I considered this to be a low-frequency demand," and said that more service plans would be discussed as soon as possible.
Let those who want to rent have to rent, and those who are willing to buy have to buy.
At present, the world's major car companies are accelerating the process of electrification, making electric vehicles a mainstream model, and the safety of electric vehicles and drivers has also received much attention.
Eight automakers have adopted the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) recommendation to improve their emergency guidance for electric vehicles and include vehicle-specific information on responding to lithium-ion electric vehicle battery fires, Reuters reported.
The eight car companies are Honda, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Volkswagen, Volvo, Proterra and Van Hool. In addition, 12 companies including Ford, GM, Tesla and Toyota are following suit.
First step of emergency guide: run.
The first city in the country to open L3-level autonomous driving is coming soon. It is not Guangzhou, the first city of autonomous driving, nor Beijing, which has the world's first high-level autonomous driving demonstration area. The first to eat crabs is Shenzhen.
According to the 2022 legislative plan issued by the Standing Committee of the Shenzhen National People's Congress, the "Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Intelligent Connected Vehicle Management Regulations" ranks first, and the management regulations have passed the third trial stage before the release, and they are officially released, only one step away. foot.
For L3 autonomous driving, the regulations allow the driver to let go of driving, but need to take over at any time if necessary.
In terms of the ownership of rights and responsibilities, when one's own vehicle violates regulations or is responsible for an accident, the first responsible person is the driver; if the accident is caused by a vehicle accident defect, the driver can be held accountable to the manufacturer after taking the responsibility for compensation. (Smart car reference)
Maybe hands-free driving will soon become a reality, don't you think?
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