Author: Tang Liuyang editor: Li Suwan
On April 19, Zhou Hongyi, founder of 360 company, appeared in Nezha auto booth of 2021 Shanghai International Auto Show. Nezha auto insiders said that it has been two months since the two sides contacted each other. Zhou Hongyi once led his team to Nezha auto factory to investigate and experience Nezha auto products, but the person declined to disclose more information.
The man in red is Zhou Hongyi, the founder of 360 company.
Since its establishment, Hezhong automobile has completed six rounds of financing, with an accumulated amount of about 10 billion yuan. In March this year, Hezhong automobile announced that the company had signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement with the Shanghai regional branch of the China CITIC Group Cooperation Committee, and obtained a comprehensive credit line of 5 billion yuan from China CITIC Bank. The financing funds will mainly be used for the research and development of Nezha's intelligent technology such as intelligent cockpit and intelligent driving.
In 2021, Nezha automobile will start to lay out the power exchange mode, and launch the business modes of vehicle power separation, battery leasing, value preservation and buyback, etc. At the 2021 Shanghai auto show, Nezha plans to release a new model based on a new architecture platform, with an extended range of more than 1100 km, equipped with three lidars, five millimeter wave radars, 12 channel ultrasound and 18 cameras. Based on the next generation domain controller and Ethernet SOA architecture, this model will realize L4 automatic driving and OTA in some scenarios.
During this year's NPC and CPPCC sessions, Zhou Hongyi submitted three proposals, two of which are related to smart car network security and smart city security. On April 17, a model jointly built by BAIC and Huawei came out. In March this year, Xiaomi also announced that it would enter the automobile manufacturing industry.