FAW to begin mass production of models with Mobileye assisted driving system in 2024
FAW Group, one of China’s major automotive companies, is set to collaborate with Mobileye, a leader in autonomous driving solutions, to integrate Mobileye’s assisted driving system into its production vehicles. The partnership was announced on September 13 in Changchun, Jilin, where FAW is headquartered.
Under this collaboration, FAW plans to incorporate Mobileye’s SuperVision driver-assistance feature into select models from its Hongqi brand. Additionally, the two companies intend to integrate Mobileye’s Chauffeur platform, designed for hands-off, eyes-off smart driving capabilities in specific road environments, into the Hongqi E701 model.
The timeline for these integrations is as follows: mass production of vehicles equipped with Mobileye SuperVision is scheduled to begin by the end of 2024, while vehicles featuring Mobileye Chauffeur technology are expected to enter mass production by the end of 2025.
Notably, FAW’s other brands are also expected to gradually adopt Mobileye’s solutions. The partnership may explore further collaboration opportunities in the future, as indicated in a press release by Mobileye.
SuperVision is Mobileye’s driver-assistance solution introduced in 2021, with the Zeekr 001 being the first model to incorporate it when deliveries began in October 2021. Mobileye’s founder and CEO, Amnon Shashua, has projected that by 2026, around 1.2 million vehicles will be equipped with SuperVision.
Mobileye’s Chauffeur is an L4 autonomous driving solution, featuring additional sensors like LiDAR, to enable point-to-point autonomous driving with hands-off and eyes-off capabilities.
While FAW may not be immediately associated with advanced assisted driving technology by Chinese consumers, the company has been engaged in research and development in this field since 2003, as acknowledged by a FAW executive in October 2020. 🚗🤝🔌🚀
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