The company is also increasing the number of applications for the HarmonyOS in-car software ecosystem, which are in double digits for the instance. Furthermore, we have already seen the work in the previously launched ArcFox Alpha S series, Huawei SERES Smart Selection SF5 model, and GAC Trumpchi smart vehicles.
According to the latest report derived by the CITIC Securities Research, the keenness of automobile operating system getting more and more polished, and Huawei made a great contribution in it.
Speaking of smart car systems, most car vendors still prefer QX and Android for their models. However, they have their own shortcomings in terms of security measurements and plainness.
Unlike them, Huawei HarmonyOS excels in safety measurement and received the ASIL-D certification in the industry and redefining the Vehicle OS with new standards. Adding to this, the Huawei HiCar System, which assures the smart, strong, and stable interaction between the car, smartphone, and user.
Apart from this, the President of Smart Car Solution BU, Wang Jun is aiming to make a completely driverless car by the 2025. This model will feature smart space, multiple applications, and an extraordinary smart car solution using Huawei’s smart car technology. (Read Here)
Huawei Wallet app supports SAIC MG One digital car key
Recently, Huawei has officially announced that the Huawei Wallet app supports the SAIC MG One digital car key (sensorless smartphone car key). Last July, the SAIC Motor under the MG marque launched the MG One SUV car with a modular architecture, stylish design, powerful chip, and active digital ecosystem.
According to Huawei, the activation of SAIC MG Motor’s car key in the Huawei Wallet app allows the users can operate the key function without using the taking out the key. Also, once the connection is established between the car key and Huawei Wallet the users can perform tasks without unlocking the smartphone and even in no network connection.
To be mentioned, this digital car key is currently only supported on the SAIC MG One car. The SAIC MG One car owners can perform tasks with a digital car key such as unlocking the vehicle, starting the vehicle, opening doors, windows, and more. Let’s have look at the method to connect the Huawei Wallet with MG Motor’s car key.
- Open Huawei Wallet App on smartphone
- Tap on Keys
- Select Car Keys
- Tap on MG Car Keys
- Click the Add option
- Follow on-screen instruction
- Activate the MG Car keys
On December 30, Huawei Wallet launched the industry’s first digital car key that supports Bluetooth and NFC. However, the digital car key function of the Huawei Wallet is supported on the smartphones running on HarmonyOS 2.0 and the Watch 3 series.
Furthermore, the Chinese tech maker will soon expand this feature to more Huawei smartwatches to experience this ultimate service. By using the digital car key, the car owner can keep the physical at home and get rid of the problem of forgetting to bring a car key, losing a car key, and replacing a physical car battery without even opening the car app manually.
Huawei sets target to sale 300000 cars this year
Huawei CEO of smart car business solutions said Yu Chengdong said that Huawei has set a target to sell 300000 cars by the end of this year in support of its carmaker partners. The announcement and this aim is quite a bit push for Huawei’s smart car solutions and will allure more carmakers with this unique capability of selling cars.
Huawei has been pioneering smart car solutions for a long time and now the company has been partnered with several car makers. The success with SERES is a perfect example of Huawei’s partnership ecosystem that is perfecting with every new deal.
Yu confirmed that the company has a plan to use its thousands of stores to sell cars by the end of this year. Currently, the stores can sell up to 30 units per month, which can reach up to 30,000 per month. Therefore, the Huawei is aiming to achieve 300000 cars as the outcome.
The achievement will not only boast Huawei’s business but also contribute an indirect profit to cooperative car companies that could reach 100 billion yuan.
Yu mentioned that Huawei’s brand value and marketing capabilities, retail channels, and product making competitiveness can impressively help carmakers to increase sales and achieve their own 300000 car units.
The car-making division chief said cars powered by HarmonyOS and related technologies will make a breakthrough in the smart car industry and make a way for a better and smart car experience for the consumers.
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SERES Huawei Smart Selection SF5 has eight major problems claims several car owners
SERES Huawei Smart Selection SF5 is the first model that was displayed in Huawei’s official store for sale. Recently, several SERES SF5 car owners complain about various major problems found in the car and were forced to stop production as well as sales ASAP.
In this segment, a SERES SF5 car owner has reported that on several car communities that they had been “leaked cut”, the car was discontinued shortly after it was purchased.
However, another SERES SF5 owner threatened the company to find 370 owners in order to simultaneously protect their rights. On the other hand, one Huawei SERES SF5 smart car user from Dongguan, Guangdong reported that this car has eight major problems.
One car owner whose license plate is located in reported that the Cirrus SF5 has eight problems. The owner is focusing on stopping the production and sales as soon as possible.
This SERES SF5 smart car comes with fuel consumption higher than advertised, false battery life, and car stalls. Moreover, several car owners also commented on the complaint post that they faced the problem of suspension of production and sales soon after purchasing the car that results in other problems such as low vehicle value retention and lack of after-sales service.
Huawei SERES SF5 sales:
Huawei Smart Selection Beijing store sales told the Chinese media that in September 2021, the SERES SF5 sold more than 800 vehicles overall, and Beijing sold more than 100 vehicles. Since Huawei announced its collaboration with Xiaokang Shares in April 2020, Travel Federation data showed that from April to August, SERES SF5 sales stood at 129, 204, 1097, 507, and 715, respectively.
Till the end of November 2021. the SERES SF5 sales reached 6,997 units. Furthermore, in April 2020, during the Shanghai Auto Show, Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong stated the target of “5 million annual sales” at the SERES SF5 Press Conference. However, the SERES SF5 clearly missed Huawei’s expectations.
Huawei AITO M5:
Last December, Huawei launched the HarmonyOS powered AITO M5 SUV, which is the first car to feature HarmonyOS powered cockpit. Since Huawei’s announcement of launching the first HarmonyOS car, many customers were eagerly waiting for this car in China.
This results, in just 4 days after launching, the Huawei AITO M5 car pre-orders exceeds 6500 units. The latest figures for its pre-booking are very good in terms of the initial response.
Also, it clearly reflects that SERES SF5 salespeople, the popularity of this new car actually surpassed that of the SERES SF5 in all aspects.