Recently, the Commission of Economy and Information Technology of Hubei Province has published a message, the world's first 6.7-meter self-driving pure electric urban bus jointly developed by Dongfeng Xiangyang Touring Car Co., Ltd. and Beijing Institute of Technology has successfully completed the factory test. The two sample cars have been sent to Shenzhen for the final live line test, and they are expected to be officially operated in specific regions by the end of November.
This self-driving pure electric urban bus has two driving modes such as manual and automatic, supports the switching between the two states, and can accommodate 25 people, with the maximum speed of 40 kilometers per hour. It combines automatic control, system architecture, artificial intelligence, visual computing and many other technologies into one, comes equipped with laser radar, millimeter wave radar, video camera, GPS antenna and vehicle-mounted industrial control computer to collect the surrounding environments, analyzes the road conditions through industrial controller, vehicle control unit and CAN network, makes braking, steering, parking, lighting, door switching and other instructions and be able to respond to unexpected situations. Energy saving and high reliability is a highlight of this vehicle. With the domestic initiative integration technology that integrates drive motor and rear axle, this vehicle effectively reduces power consumption, extends mileage, and a single mileage is up to 150 kilometers. It can be fully charged in 40 minutes. At the same time, the power and transmission system has also been highly integrated, and the reliability of motor and core components can reach 1.2 million kilometers, and the quality assurance has been increased by 5 years / 400000 km, which can reduce the maintenance cost in the life cycle.
Dongfeng Xiangyang Touring Car Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company of Dongfeng Automobile Co., Ltd. The company has merged the passenger-carrying chassis business of Dongfeng Motor Co., Ltd. It is China's backbone enterprise of passenger cars and the founder of professional bus chassis, and its bus chassis market share has maintained the industry first for six consecutive years. Besides, it is also one of the drafting units of national school bus safety standards, the production base of Dongfeng Motor Corporation's new energy commercial vehicles, and the first domestic company to obtain the double qualifications of new energy pure electric and hybrid vehicles.