The Chinese company BYD is going to release a line of very expensive electric vehicles. If now the company’s most expensive model is the Denza D9 minivan with a price of about $96,000, then with the new line, BYD is going to aim at 1 million yuan, or about $145,000. To be more precise, the car will be more expensive than 1 million yuan.
The new brand will be launched in the fourth quarter. Apparently, initially, within the framework of this brand, one model will be presented with just the indicated price.
BYD was one of the first companies to completely stop the production and sale of ICE cars. The brand switched to electric cars in March.
It is worth remembering that just a couple of weeks ago, a car was photographed in China, which just might be that very expensive novelty by BYD. This is an Interstellar crossover.
Tesla plans to use thousands of Tesla Bot humanoid robots in its factories
Tesla has posted a job listing for its Tesla Bot program, which suggests management plans to use thousands of humanoid robots in factories. They want to use them to perform repetitive and monotonous tasks, which will automate their implementation.
Back in early 2022, Elon Musk said that Tesla this year is prioritizing product development for the Optimus humanoid robot, rather than launching new products that have been postponed to 2023. Musk also noted that the public has not yet seen the value of the Tesla Bot, but this robot can probably completely change the global economy.
The company said the first version of the Tesla Bot will focus on simple, repetitive tasks, making the robot useful in a factory setting. How this will be possible, we will find out very soon, because the first working prototype of the humanoid robot is scheduled to be shown on September 30 at AI Day.
Earlier it was reported that Geely Atlas in Kita will also be assembled by robots, although not humanoid.
Volkswagen showed the concept of a futuristic unmanned electric vehicle for traveling
Volkswagen has unveiled the Gen.Travel autonomous electric vehicle concept. It is planned to present it in full at the Chantilly Arts & Elegance exhibition, which will be held in France on September 24-25.
The novelty is positioned as a travel solution. The concept has a glass cockpit, autopilot, convertible interior, butterfly wing doors and LED optics. It is stated that the autopilot belongs to the fifth level, which means that there is no need for human intervention. Because the car has no steering wheel, pedals and gear selector. It is noted that the autopilot will allow the driver to become a passenger and not follow the road, but to focus on work or leisure.
There will be two options to choose from: with a two- and four-seat interior, while the seats can be turned into beds.
“With Gen.Travel we can already experience today what will be possible in the near future with innovative technologies. Door-to-door travel on a new level. Emission-free and stress-free”, said Nikola Ardey, Head of Innovation at the Volkswagen Group.
Technical parameters of the car are not called, but some of its technologies are expected to appear in production cars.
Tesla recalls more than a million cars due to dangerous power windows
Tesla is launching a massive recall campaign targeting nearly 1.1 million electric vehicles in the US. The cause was potentially dangerous power windows.
As follows from the information on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency in the United States (NHTSA), the reverse function of the power windows simply stops working, which means that if an obstacle is detected between the frame and the glass, the mechanism will not automatically lower the glass, which can lead to injury .
The power window issue affected the 2017-2022 Tesla Model 3, the 2020-2021 Model Y, and the 2021-2022 Model S and Model X. However, this will not be a recall in the classical sense, since owners of electric vehicles with potentially dangerous power windows will not even have to visit the dealership. All work will consist of updating the software, which will be installed “over the air” (OTA).
Tesla itself claims that they have not received a single complaint from customers about this problem, and the company is not aware of a single accident, the cause of which would be the failure of this function. At the same time, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Agency insists that power windows that do not meet safety requirements can pose a real threat to the health of the driver and passengers.
Earlier this year, Tesla recalled 817,000 electric vehicles in the US due to safety concerns.
In the United States created a refrigerator for third world countries that does not require food
Engineers have created a cooling device that does not require electricity to operate. An article about this was published in...
Xiaomi’s first 200 megapixels. Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro pose in quality renders from a reliable source
Soon Xiaomi will introduce new flagships for the global market – Xiaomi 12T and Xiaomi 12T Pro. When exactly the...
Scientists set a record by cooling matter to 220 microkelvins
Physicists set a record by cooling matter to the lowest temperature in history. An article about this was published in...
1.78″ AMOLED screen, 105 training modes, up to 10 days of autonomy. OnePlus Nord Watch details and renderings
OnePlus is rumored to be launching the low-cost OnePlus Nord Watch smartwatch as early as next week. Like it or...
Gaming5 days ago
Sony to help developers port games to PlayStation VR2
Electric Cars5 days ago
Xiaomi Smart and Cheap Electric Oven Presented
Software5 days ago
12-inch 2.5K screen, stylus, LTE, Windows 11, and up to 14 hours of battery life for $605. Started sales of the tablet Huawei MateBook E Go
Components6 days ago
16-core Core i7-13700K for $320, 24-core Core i9-13900K for $730. An insider named the cost of 13th generation Intel Core processors (Raptor Lake)