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August 30, 2022

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride platform fitted to GWM model

It’s China’s first model to have the Qualcomm autonomous drive software platform

By David Leggett

Wey, the premium brand of Great Wall Motors (GWM) has launched on Friday a new variant of its Mocha DHT-PHEV SUV, which I reportedly China’s first mass-produced model to be fitted with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride, the chipmaker’s platform for autonomous driving functions.

The China Daily reported that Qiao Xinyu, deputy general manager of Wey, said smart driving will be the decisive competitive factor in the future for the NEV segment.

The newspaper reported that in terms of hardware, the model features 31 sensors including two pieces of LiDAR as well as a 360 TOPS chip.

The report added that the Mocha DHT-PHEV is also the first Chinese model to feature a smart driving solution tailored for urban traffic situations developed by Chinese startup Haomo. The model can spot traffic lights and is capable of such functions changing lanes and overtaking vehicles with such functions to be first available in Beijing and Baoding in Hebei province.

RoboSense, a provider of Smart LiDAR Sensor Systems has announced that it will provide LiDAR for Great Wall Motor WEY Mocha DHT-PHEV LiDAR Edition.

See also: Chengdu Motor Show debuts

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