“Create a Better Life”
“Create a Better Life” is the theme of Auto Shanghai 2019, held at National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from April 18th to April 25th.
With the tendency of electrification, intelligence, connectivity and shared mobility developing from concepts to application, this event set the future mobility area for the first time.
All renowned manufacturers, suppliers and numerous start-ups showed their innovations:
Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Maserati, Aston Martin, Lotus, Audi, GMC/Chassis, Zoemo, Speed Auto, Shenzer Automobile, Yasheng Automobile, Weihao Auto Zhong bao shi, Mu Shang Automobile, and also CMIM Network, Horizon Robotics, Alios, Velodyne, PONY.AI, Holomatic Technology, Shanghai Onstar Telematics, Envision, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, Asia-Pacific Mechanical & Electronic, NXP Semiconductors, Hesai Technology, LiangDao .AI, Beijing Surestar Technology and SAIC Motors Corporation Limited are just some of the brands that partecipated in the event.
Features at this year’s show, range from AI driver assistance to driverless trucks and buses.
Huawei, attending for the first time, displayed its intelligent driving computing platform with self-developed AI chips and 5G-related infrastructure. It supports a “smooth upgrade” from L2 (vehicles with smart features) to L5 (fully self-driving).
Bosch, the world’s leading auto parts vendor, showed off a concept self-driving bus which it says will “shape the new future of electrified, connected, automated and personalized mobility.”
Shanghai-based AI startup Westwell displayed its self-driving new-energy truck, which uses AI technologies in visual recognition, environment-detection and extreme precision positioning.
The truck, with an AI-featured chip developed by Westwell, is expected to be used in ports and mining operations, including in Belt and Road countries and regions, from later this year. It can be fully charged within two hours.
Also german car parts maker ZF made the world debut of its AI driver assistance system named coPILOT.
Federica, ERRE GROUP