Dongche Daily | Domestic Model Y adds airbags / Domestic CR-V is exposed to shrinking steel / BMW insists on pushing paid subscriptions

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  • The domestic Model Y adds a remote airbag on the inside of the main driver's backrest
  • Extremely Krypton ZEEKR 009 released a new batch of official pictures, the front face is chrome-plated
  • After the Lexus LM accident, BYD Zhao Changjiang talks about the safety of the Denshi D9
  • JD.com has a new car, and the Wuling custom model is a bit cute
  • BMW insists on pushing paid subscriptions despite user backlash
  • The domestic CR-V steel has shrunk, and the tensile strength of the A-pillar and B-pillar steel is lower than that of the North American version
  • Lamborghini teases new Urus with maximum power or 820 hp
  • China's first self-driving taxis without security guards start at 16 yuan
  • Alfa Romeo: It doesn't make sense for an electric car to look different from a gasoline car

The domestic Model Y adds a remote airbag on the inside of the main driver's backrest

On August 9, according to Tesla's official announcement, the entire domestic Model Y series has added a remote airbag , which is mounted on the inside of the backrest of the driver's seat. So far, the domestic Model Y has a total of 7 airbags.

Regarding the role of the remote airbag, it can reduce the contact injury between the front passenger, reduce the contact injury between the occupant and the door panel, seat, and central control armrest in a side collision, and protect the occupant's spine.

However, Tesla did not announce which batch of Moldel Y started to add this configuration .

Extremely Krypton ZEEKR 009 released a new batch of official pictures, the front face is chrome-plated

On August 9, ZEEKR released a new batch of official pictures of 009 on the official Weibo. This time the front face of the product is clearly visible, with a large area of ​​chrome decoration .

Extremely Krypton ZEEKR 009 is based on the vast architecture design of SEA. It is known as the world's first pure electric luxury MPV. It is rumored that the starting price is 350,000, but the current design is quite controversial.

Looking at the comment area of ​​Dong Chejun's last article on ZEEKR 009, some people said that it hit a Rolls-Royce in the face, and some people said it was ugly, but after reading the complete front face picture this time, what do you think?

After the Lexus LM accident, BYD Zhao Changjiang talks about the safety of the Denshi D9

After the door of the Lexus million-dollar LM high-speed accident was locked, everyone was discussing the safety of MPVs. The D9 of BYD's high-end brand Denza is also an MPV, and executive Zhao Changjiang introduced its safety.

According to Zhao Changjiang's introduction, D9 unlocks the door lock of the whole vehicle in the event of a collision, and at least one side door can be opened (considering the side collision situation); the small battery is arranged under the middle of the vehicle, and it is safer to touch the front and rear side collision; Anti-collision beam + rear anti-collision beam design, the proportion of high-strength sheet metal of the whole vehicle is high .

It is understood that Denza D9 will be listed in mid-August, with pre-sale of 335,000-460,000 yuan.

JD.com has a new car, and the Wuling custom model is a bit cute

According to the announcement of Jingdong Logistics, in the future, it will jointly promote the cooperation in the integrated supply chain of Wuling after-sales accessories with Wuling. In addition, according to the scenarios and needs of JD.com's logistics vehicles, it will carry out cooperation in the procurement of logistics terminal vehicles, and customize new products.

In the previous third batch of "Recommended Model Catalog for New Energy Vehicle Promotion and Application", you can see Wuling E10. The body of about 1 meter wide makes it very flexible, the specific size is 3310/1080/1690mm, and it is equipped with the same 20kW motor as Wuling Hongguang Mini EV.

On the other hand, on August 9, Wuling Hongguang's official Weibo announced that the first MINI EV to apply for a diplomatic license appeared at the Indonesian Consulate General in China. It seems that in the field of To C, To B and even To G, Wuling is popular.

BMW insists on pushing paid subscriptions despite user backlash

Some time ago, BMW's introduction of heated pay seats in South Korea caused heated discussions, but BMW believes that the opposition will dissipate over time .

BMW launched a heated seat subscription service in the UK, which will charge car owners £15 (about 122 yuan) per month, and BMW believes that the subscription service can generate 5 billion euros (about 34.4 billion yuan) by 2030. sales.

Sources from Bloomberg suggest that BMW believes the subscription service will offer greater flexibility , such as only having to pay for heated seats in winter. However, Ford CEO Jim Farley said at the beginning of the year that the company was unlikely to promote subscription heated seats.

I, Dong Chejun, don't want seat heating, but want seat ventilation, so I don't need to subscribe to that. (manual dog head)

The domestic CR-V steel has shrunk, and the tensile strength of the A-pillar and B-pillar steel is lower than that of the North American version

The well-known car Up owner "Yilu Youche" recently purchased a Chevrolet Explorer and a Dongfeng Honda CR-V at his own expense, and conducted a two-car 70 km/h head-to-head test. The results showed that the CR-V after the collision was greatly deformed, and its performance was not as good as that of the explorer. In the subsequent dismantling, it was found that compared with the North American version, there was a phenomenon of steel shrinkage.

The 25% offset collision and 40% frontal offset collision on the passenger side of the US IHS crash test are both G results, but neither of them participated in the China Insurance Research Institute test. In the dismantling results of "Yilu You Car", the tensile strength of the steel of the A-pillar and B-pillar of the CR-V is lower than 900MPa, compared with 1500MPa for the North American version.

On the other hand, Haoying, a sibling model on the same platform as the CR-V, had an obvious bending of the A-pillar in the frontal 25% offset collision of Zhongbao Research.

According to the data released by the "Automobile Dealer Association", the sales volume of the Explorer in June was 1,732, while the CR-V was as high as 23,341, ranking second among compact cars, second only to the Song PLUS DM-i.

Lamborghini teases new Urus with maximum power or 820 hp

Lamborghini released a preview of the new Urus at Pikes Peak, and it is expected that the new car's power system will be upgraded to challenge the new record at Pikes Peak. At present, the Porsche 911 Turbo S ranks second in the record.

According to the news revealed by foreign media motor1, Lamborghini will push the Urus EVO and Urus PHEV models, the former is equipped with a re-tuned 4.0T twin-turbo V8 engine, while the latter uses a 4.0T twin-turbo V8 engine + electric motor, the same model The powertrain is used in the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, which has nearly 700 hp, while the Lamborghini may boost the power to 820 hp.

In addition, it is expected that the new car will have an updated car configuration to provide a better entertainment and information interaction experience.

China's first self-driving taxis without security guards start at 16 yuan

Some time ago, the governments of Wuhan and Chongqing announced the pilot policy of fully unmanned commercialization of autonomous driving, and Baidu obtained the first batch of unmanned demonstration operation qualifications in the country, which means that autonomous vehicles without safety officers can provide commercial services on social roads. .

Through the Apollo Moon Extreme Fox Edition, Baidu Carrot Run has launched services in Wuhan and Chongqing. The starting price is 16 yuan, 2.8 yuan per kilometer, and the discount is as low as 10% during the trial operation. The operating time is 9:00-17:00 . (Fast Technology)

Set up a flag, and when Dong Chejun travels to Chongqing and Wuhan, he will have the opportunity to try it for everyone.

Alfa Romeo: It doesn't make sense for an electric car to look different from a gasoline car

In an interview with Top Gear magazine, Alfa Romeo chief designer Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos promised to sketch an electrified model in the same spirit as Alfa Romeo has been designed over the past few decades, not just because it's an electric car design . Electrification has changed the way cars drive, but character, style and values ​​will remain the same.

Dong Chejun agreed with his statement. Innovation does not mean a complete denial of the past. Some electric transformation brands have done well, such as Porsche Taycan, which inherits the elements of the Porsche family and adds innovative designs in the electrified era.

On the contrary, some car brands that also focus on pedigree from Europe have mixed designs on electrification transformation, such as BMW iX.

For the transformation of traditional car companies to electrification, which models make you excited? Welcome to tell Dong Chejun in the comment area.

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