At present, there are two main types of urban navigation assisted driving systems in China. One of them is the "multi-sensor fusion + high-precision map" scheme, while the other is the "sensing takes precedence over mapping" approach.
The navigation guided pilot (NGP) function of Chinese EV maker XPeng has been opened to its P5 and other models. However, one XPeng P5 owner recently experienced several failures in NGP functionality while driving on the highway.
Chinese new energy vehicle firm NIO introduced a major OTA upgrade of its Banyan system to ET7 vehicle owners on August 18. The new version, which is named Banyan 1.1.0, features more than 60 functions that have been added or optimized.
A fatal car accident occurred on August 10 in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo, involving an XPeng P7 that collided with another vehicle in front, which had pulled over for repairs on the highway.
On the evening of July 29, a traffic accident occurred in a park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The car owner claimed that he was sitting in the co-pilot seat, and that Tesla's automatic assisted driving function operated the car to hit a street lamp.
The new HI version of the Arcfox Alpha S has recently started a test ride phase. Thanks to Huawei’s HI smart car solution, the model supports high-level intelligent driving assistance at high-speed and on urban roads.
Users are awarded 200 points for correct answers, which can be exchanged for goods or discounts in the Nio app, worth about 20 yuan ($3.09).
Elon Musk commended Tencent Keen Security Lab on their work of finding flaws in Tesla's driver assistance system. The lab found a way to trick a Tesla Model S into entering the lane of oncoming traffic by simply placing stickers on the road.