BYD Tang SUV gets new Huawei HiCar features with OTA update
BYD Tang is a big family car and the automaker I rolling out a big software update for this car system that installs various new features including brand-new functionalities for Huawei HiCar.
What is Huawei HiCar?
It is a Human-Car Family All-Scenario Smart Cross-device solution provided by Huawei Connect mobile devices and cars to create the best smart travel experience.
BYD DiLink x Huawei HiCar supports extremely simple wireless or wired connections. Only the first connection needs to enter the connection code. When connecting again, the system will automatically ask whether to connect, and the user only needs to click to confirm.
BYD DiLink x Huawei HiCari allows services and applications to flow freely between the car device and the smartphone. Enter the car, open the Huawei HiCar in DiLiink, and the corresponding feature widget will automatically pop up on the screen, and you can click the number to navigate to the destination.
Other than these, the update contains, DiTrainer coaching mode, which allows you to get advantages of the synchronization between the car and smartphones.
It also has a new radar distance digital display with a panoramic image interface 2D top view radar alarm area, which can digitally present the distance value of obstacles detected by radar.
There’s a new smart power on and off feature for a convenient on and off. HWA high-speed driving assist allows driving comfortably on single-lane with cruise control and LCA interaction lane change control.
There’s also new music rhythm atmosphere light and multi-scenario smart voice.
(via – ithome)
Huawei is still a strategic partner: Chairman of GAC Group
Recently, a notification of cooperation between Huawei and GAC has gathered extra attention from many peoples online. However, the carmakers said that Huawei is still a strategic partner with GAC motors.
At the 2022 performance conference of GAC Group, Zeng Qinghong, chairman of GAC Group explained the transformation of the cooperation model with Huawei. He said Huawei is still a strategic partner of GAC Group, and the projects between the two parties are still advancing.
A report previously mentioned that GAC Group planned to jointly develop and release new brands with Huawei in 2025.
As currently, GAC has two new brands – Aian and Haobo. It is necessary to launch a new brand, so after friendly consultations with GAC and Huawei, it was decided to transform Huawei into a strategic partner supplier through complementary advantages.
On this matter, the general manager of GAC Group, Feng Xingya said both parties are cooperating in many fields even before the Aian AH8 project.
He mentioned that changing from joint development to independent development does not mean that the cooperation with Huawei has ended.
“Huawei is still an important strategic partner of GAC.” said Feng.
There are changes between the beginning of the establishment of the enterprise project and the current reality.
GAC made the above choice out of flexibility considerations. At the same time, GAC is also insisting on the advanced pursuit of brand tonality.
You should know that, GAC Aian and Huawei cooperating on the AH8 model project since 2021. The two companies building a new generation of smart car digital platforms based on the GAC GEP3.0 chassis platform and Huawei CCA (computing and communication architecture), equipped with Huawei HI full-stack intelligence Car solutions.
It has a joint definition and joint development, jointly creating a series of smart cars for the future, the first model is a medium and large pure electric SUV.
Changan Auto denies rumors of changing AVITA to ‘Huawei AVITA’
China’s well-known car manufacturer, Changan Automobile has denied rumors of changing its collaboration car brand name from Avita to “Huawei Avita”.
The carmaker said that Avita technology is building an international high-end SEV (Smart Electric Vehicle) brand. This firm is led by Changan Automobile, Huawei, and CATL.
These companies empower different parts of the Avita technologies including vehicle R&D, smart manufacturing, smart car solutions, and smart power ecosystem.
The firms are working in synergy to create a new generation of smart electric vehicle technology called CHN. It has a new architecture, strong computing, and high-voltage charging.
According to the information, AVITA or AVATR is jointly created by Huawei, Changan Auto, and CATL. These companies built battery solutions and vehicle manufacturing done by Changan Auto.
Also, Huawei has no shares in Avita but it supplies important hardware including electric motors and software for smart driving, connectivity, and infotainment system powered by the HarmonyOS operating system.
Avita is looking to unveil the new Avita 11 later this year, while the company has successfully completed a large number of delivery in 2022.
Last week, Avita announced the Avita 11 single motor vehicle, which is a new version of 2022’s Avita 11 dual-motor four-wheel drive.
600kW Huawei EV charger leaked, faster than Tesla superchargers
Huawei is working with its car partner to build better EVs and smart cars in China. However, the company’s recent leak of a 600kW Huawei charger station shows that it’s far ahead of the competition such as Tesla.
Recently, some live images of Huawei’s exclusive 600kW supercharging station leaked online. The charging station is located in the open in a Chinese industrial area. The shape is square, and there is a cooling device at the bottom.
The specs details on the charger reveal “Huawei Digital Power Technology Co. LTD” as the manufacturer. While this new unit is manufactured in December last year.
The size dimensions are 295 x 340 x 1700 mm and it’s very tall and painted in red Huawei color.
The model number of this charger is DT600L1-CNA1 and it supports China’s national standard 2015 DC fast charging, single-gun output, and the output voltage range is 200-1000V. On the other hand, the maximum output current is 600A, and the maximum output power is 600kW.
While searching, we found that this is called “FusionCharger” and it’s a liquid-cooled charger. It has a charging hub that ranges up to 3.5 meters, which reason it’s using a thick body.
Some industry experts say that Huawei planned to rollout these chargers in 2035 but the company is already giving a test drive for the limited users in advance. We could also take it as an advance move to cover the upcoming Huawei AITO Wenji M9 model, which will launch later this year.
Similar superchargers are designed with two charging ports and a rated voltage of 1000V. The rated total output power is 360kW. The output power of a single charging cable is 180kW, and the maximum output current is 250A.
Faster than Tesla:
In comparison, Tesla’s current generation of V3 chargers can only provide 250kW power. Also, the upcoming V4 supercharger is expected to take it up to 350 kW. Still, the current exposure of the Huawei charger keeps it faster than Tesla.
But we need to wait for the final release to know more about the specs of this 600kW Huawei EV charger.