Automobile trade-in action plan; GAC all-solid-state battery unveiled; Ideal L6 official map

1. The action plan of automobile trade-in is coming.


Fourteen departments, including the Ministry of Commerce, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the Ministry of Finance, jointly issued the Action Plan for Promoting Trade-in of Consumer Goods, and implemented last month’s the State Council on Printing and Distributing<推动大规模设备更新和消费品以旧换新行动方案>Notice "deployment, organization in the country to carry out the old car, home appliances and home improvement kitchen and bathroom" rejuvenation ". Specific to automobiles, the Action Plan has set the following goals: by increasing policy guidance and support, we will strive to accelerate the elimination of passenger cars with emission standards of Grade III and below by 2025, and the recycling of scrapped cars will increase by 50% compared with 2023; By 2027, the recycling volume of scrapped cars will double compared with 2023, and the trading volume of used cars will increase by 45% compared with 2023. The Action Plan puts forward specific policy support measures, involving new cars, used cars, scrapped cars, automobile aftermarket and other links:

First, increase financial and monetary policy support. The central government and local governments will work together to arrange funds to support the scrapping and renewal of automobiles, and encourage qualified places to support the replacement and renewal of automobiles. Encourage financial institutions to appropriately reduce the down payment ratio of auto loans; The second is to highlight the standard traction in the automotive field, eliminate old cars that meet the mandatory scrapping standards according to the law, and guide car owners to independently eliminate old cars that meet the guiding scrapping standards; The third is to improve the recycling and dismantling system of scrapped vehicles, promote the door-to-door service mode, optimize the industrial layout of recycling and dismantling of scrapped vehicles, include qualified key projects of resource recycling into the support scope of investment in the central budget, standardize the business behavior of scrapped vehicles recycling and dismantling enterprises, and investigate and deal with illegal dismantling and other illegal acts according to law; The fourth is to promote the safe and convenient trading of used cars, implement convenient measures such as "reverse invoicing" and off-site transaction registration for used car sales, break all kinds of invisible obstacles, and support the construction of testing and valuation platform for new energy used car power batteries; Fifth, cultivate and expand the business entities of used cars, encourage automobile manufacturers to carry out business such as replacement of used cars and certification of manufacturers, encourage used car distribution enterprises to provide vehicle warranty services, encourage localities to carry out classified management of used car distribution enterprises, and implement management measures for used car exports; The sixth is to promote the innovative development of automobile circulation and consumption, carry out the pilot reform of urban automobile circulation and consumption, promote the optimization of automobile purchase restriction measures in relevant regions, encourage the improvement of infrastructure such as charging (replacing) electricity, parking and smart transportation, and support the development of automobile modification, car rental, automobile racing, RV camping, traditional classic cars and other related industries.

2. Nearly 20 billion! Auto giants re-invest in Hefei


Automobile Group announced that it will invest 2.5 billion euros (about 19.4 billion yuan) to further expand its production and innovation center in Hefei, and at the same time speed up the production of intelligent electric vehicles jointly developed with automobiles. Bered, a member of Volkswagen’s China Management Committee, said that as Volkswagen produces electric vehicles in Hefei, the Hefei production base will help to speed up the technology to market by about 30%. This may mean that the pace of Volkswagen’s launch of electric vehicles in China will be further accelerated.

According to the known plan, by 2030, audi ag’s brands will provide more than 30 pure electric vehicles in the China market. Volkswagen (China) Technology Co., Ltd., which is wholly owned by audi ag and located in Hefei, is developing the Group’s first electric vehicle architecture (CMP) specially built for the China market. From 2026, the Group will rely on this platform to develop at least four electric vehicles for the compact entry-level market. At the same time, audi ag will produce two Volkswagen brand models jointly developed with Xpeng Motors in Hefei, the first of which is a medium-sized SUV, which is scheduled to be put into production in 2026.

3. GAC released all-solid-state battery technology and pure visual intelligent driving without drawing.


The 2024 Guangzhou Automobile Science and Technology Day held last Friday released two heavy technologies-all-solid-state batteries and pure vision solutions without drawing. Li Jin, head of the research and development department of Guangzhou Automobile Battery, introduced at the press conference that Guangzhou Automobile Group has achieved an all-solid state of more than 400Wh/kg by virtue of the third generation sponge silicon anode technology and high surface capacity solid cathode technology, which is more than 52% higher than the current mass-produced liquid lithium-ion battery in terms of volume energy density, mass energy density and battery life of over 1,000 kilometers. The goal is to complete the development of all-solid-state batteries in 2026 and first carry them on the models.

GARCIA OS intelligent driving system realizes the real-time perception of the road topology of the road junction without graph through the "xPercFormer" technology developed by GAC, and realizes that it does not depend on signals, maps and environment, so that vehicles can accurately understand complex traffic conditions and deal with changeable scenes. The system claims to be "an intelligent driving system exclusively used in complex and changeable scenes without drawing and pure vision", which can detect the targets and intentions around the vehicle and support the correct binding of traffic lights and lanes. In addition, the technology also supports pure vision high-precision parking, including three-dimensional parking spaces, narrow parking spaces and other scenes.

4. The new Zhijie S7 is on the market, starting at 249,800 yuan.


The new model is on sale, and the price range of five configurations is 24.98-34.98 million yuan. The new model is driven by Huawei’s visual intelligence, and the high-profile model will be equipped with the same 192-line laser radar. On the basis of adding Huawei Visual Intelligent Driving HUAWEI ADS Basic Edition to entry-level models and comprehensively upgrading the configuration of other models, the original three models Max, Max+ and Max RS all dropped by 20,000 yuan.

As Huawei’s first smart car, Zhijie S7 showed more "highlights and bright colors" at this Huawei HarmonyOS ecological communication meeting. It is worth mentioning that Zhijie S7 has two new configuration models: Zhijie S7 Pro rear-drive long-haul version is equipped with Huawei Visual Intelligent Driving HUAWEI ADS Basic Edition, and the 82kWh Huawei 800V whale battery is upgraded. The cruising range of CLTC under comprehensive working conditions is increased to 705 kilometers; The flagship version of Zhijie S7 Ultra four-wheel drive is equipped with 100kWh Huawei 800V whale battery, and the cruising range of CLTC under comprehensive working conditions is increased to 751 kilometers.

5. The release of the ideal L6 official map


A set of official maps of vehicle models has been released, and the real vehicle will be officially listed on April 18th. The new car is positioned as a five-seat medium and large SUV, which is the first model with a length less than 5 meters. The appearance continues the design language of several "big brothers", and the arc-shaped penetrating LED daytime running light strip is the longest among all ideal models. The difference between the rear and L7 is that the license plate frame area is under the rear.

The interior information has not been announced yet, but according to the ideal official, the first and second rows of shoulders, legs and head space of this car are very ample, and the depth of the luggage compartment is more than 1 meter, which is matched with the one-button electric folding back seat to further enhance convenience. The power is equipped with a 1.5T four-cylinder engine as the extended range system, with front and rear dual motors as the main power source. The battery suppliers are still from Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited and Xinwangda, which is expected to be the same as the Air version and Pro version of L8.

6. Weilai officially launched the GPT model.


Automobile announced that the multi-modal large model of NOMI GPT end cloud tailored for Nomi was officially launched, and the new version will be pushed to the models equipped with Banyan? Rong intelligent system. The upgraded multi-modal model of end cloud is based on a brand-new technical architecture, which integrates many functions such as self-developed multi-modal perception, cognitive center, emotion engine and multi-expert Agent.

According to the official introduction, the NOMI GPT model carries many new functions and can answer encyclopedic knowledge about science, history, film and television and other fields. In addition, NOMI can intelligently generate AI car scenes and ambient light combinations according to the user’s simple instructions, and present unique expressions. It is worth mentioning that the upgraded NOMI has a special emotion engine, or becomes the key to realize anthropomorphic interaction.

7. Polar Fox can realize wireless charging in 2025.


Polar Fox Motor released Darwin 2. 0 technology system, and released 7 core technology sections, which showed the black technology and hard power of polar fox in three fields, such as electricity, safety and health.

At the press conference, the relevant person in charge of Polar Fox revealed that it is cooperating with State Grid, Shell, Huawei and other enterprises to carry out overcharge construction, with the goal of creating a convenient 15-minute charging circle, and Huawei liquid-cooled overcharge piles will be connected later. In addition, polar fox also mentioned that it will realize mass production of wireless charging technology by adopting non-metallic battery coupling technology, and it is expected to achieve mass production in 2025.

8. The new Lexus 01 goes on sale.


In 2024, four models were introduced, with the appearance of young and trendy "fun wild green" car paint, and the configuration was upgraded. The official guide price was 155.8-196.8 million yuan. In terms of configuration, according to different models, it will be equipped with full-color W-HUD head-up display, driving recorder, living body legacy monitoring, in-car entertainment camera, driver status monitoring (with face recognition), fragrance system, panoramic sunroof, multifunctional trunk cover and other functions.

In terms of intelligent configuration, it is equipped with up to 27 intelligent driving assistance functions, integrating APA automatic parking assistance system, RPA one-button remote parking system, EMA steering collision avoidance assistance and other functions. In the power part, the whole system is equipped with a 2.0T engine and matched with an 8-speed automatic manual transmission.