According to a late Auto release, Xiaomi’s first electric car will be a sedan with a price ceiling that will exceed 300,000 yuan.
The core configuration will be equipped with 1 Wooser hybrid solid-state radar AT128 as the main radar and several Wooser all-solid-state radars as the complementary blind radar.
Lidar is an important component to achieve automatic assisted driving, in accordance with the second quarter earnings data released in August this year, in the field of autonomous driving, Xiaomi has formed an elite team of more than 500 people in research and development, and has developed a full-stack self-research algorithm technology layout strategy; the first phase of planning in the field of autonomous driving research and development-related investment of 3.3 billion yuan.
When it comes to price, it seems impossible to replicate the “price butcher” image it has established in cell phones. In a poll launched by Lei Jun last year, “What price do you want the first Xiaomi car to be”, a total of 17,000 people participated, but only 7% voted for 300,000+, and 66% for not more than 150,000.
Previously there was news that Xiaomi will choose Ningde Time Kirin battery and BYD blade battery as the battery supplier.
It is reported that as early as last year Xiaomi has announced Xiaomi car headquarters base settled in Yizhuang, and in two phases to build a cumulative annual output of 300,000 vehicles factory. Among them, the first and second phase production capacity of 150,000 units, respectively, and the first car is expected to roll off the line and achieve mass production in 2024.