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Cars with internal combustion engines will lose an important advantage: new batteries for Geely cars will be charged in 15 minutes. Power reserve will exceed 1000 km

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Yesterday, the World Battery Conference 2022 was held, where the leaders of automotive companies, battery manufacturers, mining and processing companies expressed their opinion on the current situation and the future development of the industry.

Li Shufu, chairman of Geely Holding Group, said his company is focusing on innovation in battery technology, battery materials, charging and replacement operations, photovoltaic green energy, recycling and other fields through joint ventures.

He said that Geely is developing battery packs that can meet the needs of users for a longer run, and the fast charging time for them will be reduced to 15 minutes.

Cars with internal combustion engines will lose an important advantage: new batteries for Geely cars will be charged in 15 minutes.  Power reserve will exceed 1000 km

Current fast charging solutions for electric vehicles on the market typically take between 30 minutes and 1 hour. Long charging times are the biggest problem for many new electric vehicle owners. If the fast charging time can be shortened to 15 minutes, the charging time will not be much different from driving a regular car to a gas station.

In addition, the chairman of CATL also stated at the conference that the energy density of the new lithium batteries can reach 255Wh/kg, which can easily cover 1000 kilometers.

China is expected to make another leap in electric vehicle technology soon.

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This is Geely’s first electric pickup: Radar RD6 details

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This is Geelys first electric pickup Radar RD6 details

Radar (Rational Alone Discovery Accompany Romantic), which is a Geely sub-brand, has revealed details about the Radar RD6 electric pickup truck. Recall that it was introduced about a month ago.

This is Geely's first electric pickup: Radar RD6 details

The Radar RD6 is a unibody pickup truck built on the reinforced modular SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture) platform that previously formed the basis of the Zeekr 001 and smart #1 models. He received a wheelbase stretched to 3120 mm, a battery installed under the cabin floor and an independent suspension of all wheels.

The car has dimensions of 5260 x 1900 x 1830 mm, the length of the loading platform is 1525 mm, the volume is 1.2 cubic meters, and the “passport” load capacity is 755 kg. The cabin has a large touch screen multimedia system, a push-button climate control unit, a fully digital dashboard, leather seats with electric drive, a panoramic roof.

This is Geely's first electric pickup: Radar RD6 details

The car was equipped with four 220-volt outlets for household appliances at once, the total maximum power of which reaches 6 kW. To accommodate small luggage, sealed compartments are provided under the hood (70 liters) and the rear sofa (48 liters). The list of options includes a tent, a refrigerator and other accessories for outdoor activities.

Initially, Radar RD6 will receive only rear-wheel drive with a single 272-horsepower electric motor and a traction battery with a capacity of 85.9 kWh. Later, all-wheel drive twin-engine versions will be added, which will be able to accelerate to “hundreds” in the promised 6 seconds and drive more than 600 kilometers on a single charge.

This is Geely's first electric pickup: Radar RD6 details

Sales of electric Radar RD6 pickups will begin in China in the fourth quarter of this year, pre-orders are already being accepted, although prices have not yet been announced.

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578 hp, 680 km range, HarmonyOS, 34 sensors, 14 speakers and 3 screens. Avatr 11 electric car introduced

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578 hp 680 km range HarmonyOS 34 sensors 14 speakers

This week, the new smart car Avatr 11 was introduced, which is a joint effort of Changan New Energy, CATL and Huawei.

The Avatr 11 received a 578 hp powerplant, 680 km of CLTC cycle and a starting price of $51,800 in China. The first deliveries will begin in December this year.

This is an all-electric mid-size crossover coupe built on the EP1 platform. The exact dimensions are 4880 x 1970 x 1601 mm with a wheelbase of 2975 mm. It is close in size to Voyah Free and NIO EC6. Avatr 11 has a 4- and 5-seat layout.

578 hp, 680 km range, HarmonyOS, 34 sensors, 14 speakers and 3 screens.  Avatr 11 electric car introduced

The car received two electric motors with a capacity of 265 and 313 hp. with a total torque of 650 Nm. Acceleration Avatr 11 from zero to 100 km / h takes 3.98 seconds. As for the maximum speed, it is limited to 200 km/h.

The battery of the basic version has a capacity of 90.38 kWh and is designed for 555 km. As for the top configuration, it has a 116.79 kWh battery, which is enough for 680 km. Avatr 11 also supports 240kW charging. As a result, it can be charged for 200 km in 10 minutes.

578 hp, 680 km range, HarmonyOS, 34 sensors, 14 speakers and 3 screens.  Avatr 11 electric car introduced

The Avatr 11 is equipped with the AVATRANS intelligent driving system. It includes 34 different sensors, including 3 laser rangefinders. The computing power of this system reaches 400 TOPS. Avatr says the intelligent driving system supports lane change assist, pedestrian detection, traffic light recognition. Some features require a subscription.

The main display has a diameter of 15.6 inches, the multimedia system runs on Huawei’s HarmonyOS operating system. As for the instrument panel and passenger screen, they have a diagonal of 10.25 inches. The central tunnel has a huge area for wireless charging of two phones and hidden cup holders. The sound system consists of 14 speakers and a 12-channel amplifier.

578 hp, 680 km range, HarmonyOS, 34 sensors, 14 speakers and 3 screens.  Avatr 11 electric car introduced

The older version of the car is priced at $88,865.

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Jidu robots will be a generation ahead of Tesla

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Jidu robots will be a generation ahead of Tesla

Baidu’s electric vehicle maker Jidu Auto said it will be one generation ahead of Tesla in terms of autonomous driving technology.

“Our understanding of smart vehicles is that being electric is the semi-final and being smart is the final,” Baidu chief executive Robin Li said yesterday.

Jidu plans to deliver 800,000 of its smart cars (called “robots”) by 2028, as well as launch its second model into mass production in 2024. In June, Jidu unveiled its first Robo-01 concept car, which has no door handles and can be fully controlled by voice control, with the model planned for mass production in 2023.

Jidu robots will be a generation ahead of Tesla

Robo-01

In addition to equipping the car with Baidu-based autonomous driving software technology, the Jidu “robots” will have two laser rangefinders (lidars) and 12 cameras. At the same time, Tesla does not use lidars.

Tech companies around the world are competing to develop smart cars following Tesla’s success in commercializing electric vehicles. We should see Xiaomi smart car next year.

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