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Chery Omoda 5 – Chery’s first crossover of the new generation

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Before the opening of the Guangzhou car dealership, real photos of the brand new Chery crossover, codenamed Chery XC, were leaked on the Web.

It will be the first car announced at the beginning of the year “era 4.0”, which means new engines and transmissions under the generic Kunpeng Power designation, including hybrid systems, as well as the Hydrogen Power platform for hydrogen models.

One of the photos confirms that the car was named Chery Omoda 5. The Chinese SMM has already been informed that Chery plans to produce several cars in a similar style. Chery Omoda 7 and Chery Omoda 8 models are expected to appear on the market soon, which should become an alternative to Tiggo 7 Pro and Tiggo 8 Pro.

The car received a unique radiator grill, which is part of a huge bumper, and not a separate element. Also Chery Omoda 5 is equipped with narrow LED headlights and taillights. The crossover received black wheels, chrome rear bumper elements and a small amount of plastic inserts.

The digital dashboard and the screen of the multimedia and entertainment system are combined into a single unit, which is a fairly common solution for modern Chery cars. The same block is installed in Chery Exeed VX.

Chery Omoda 5 - Chery's first crossover of the new generation

Chery Omoda 5 - Chery's first crossover of the new generation

Chery Omoda 5 - Chery's first crossover of the new generation

According to rumors, the Chery XC will be comparable in size to the Tiggo 4. The car will receive either the 1.5-liter engine from the Tiggo 4, or the 1.6-liter engine from the Acteco family, which is installed in the Exeed TXL.

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Radars will really come to cars next year

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The market for automobile radars or radars, which in 2020 amounted to 63 million units with a total value of $ 3 billion, by 2028 will grow to 274 million units with a total value of $ 10 billion. This forecast is given by experts of the analytical company Strategy Analytics, specifying that the turning point for the industry will be 2022. Radar imaging technology is expected to further enhance the capabilities of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and self-driving systems.

The growing demands for active safety in new passenger cars have not only increased the demand for sensors, including radars, but also increased the performance requirements for ADAS and associated sensors. It is expected that the new radars will have improved range and speed resolution, be able to determine heights and be more resistant to interference in the form of signals from other radars, which is necessary in an environment where they will increasingly be found in vehicle equipment. Imaging radars will be able to detect smaller objects, classify objects in the field of view, and track more objects that are close to each other. The reliability of detecting and classifying various objects will be improved, which, in turn, will improve the performance of ADAS systems and increase consumer confidence in them.

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Chery unveils Jetour X-1 hybrid crossover with Huawei L3 self-driving system

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The well-known Chinese company Chery has presented a new futuristic crossover through its Jetour brand, which so far passes under the model number X-1. Until January 1, there is a competition in which those who wish can offer their own version of the name for the car.

The Jetour X-1 is built on a completely new platform called Kunlun, and the car is equipped with Huawei’s L3 self-driving system, which allows the car to drive on its own most of the time, but in an emergency, the driver must take control. The Kunlun architecture will also support the L5 self-driving system, when cars do not need a steering wheel.

The car received a unique radiator grille, which is part of the bumper, and two-level optics. It is reported that we are talking about a rechargeable hybrid. The car will be equipped with a new Kunpeng power plant from Chery. Presumably, we are talking about the same combination that previously debuted in the Chery Tiggo 8 Plus Kunpeng e +. This car has a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine producing 170 hp. and two electric motors. The total power of such a system reaches 462 hp. at 510 Nm of torque.

Chery unveils Jetour X-1 hybrid crossover with Huawei L3 self-driving system

The release of Jetour X-1 in China is expected next year.

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SEC Investigates Tesla Following Complaints Of Defective Solar Panels

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Tesla following a complaint alleging that the company did not disclose the security risks associated with solar panels installed on rooftops. These panels are supplied by Tesla’s SolarCity.

The commission acknowledged that the complaint, which served as the basis for the investigation, was filed by Steven Henkes, a former Tesla employee.

He contacted the SEC in 2019 after the automaker allegedly ignored his requests to notify consumers and regulators of solar panel safety concerns. One problem was related to defective electrical connectors that could cause a fire. More than 60,000 consumers have been affected by these problems, according to the complaint.

In 2020, Henkes sued Tesla, claiming the company fired him in retaliation for his actions.

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