Volvo announces pure electric flagship SUV EX90 equipped with full-stack self-developed software

Last night, Volvo announced the name of the new generation of Volvo pure electric flagship SUV - EX90, the new car will adopt the next generation of Volvo technology, equipped with full-stack self-developed software + Luminar lidar + DUS driver perception system.

Volvo said that its new generation of pure electric flagship SUV, named EX90, will make its world premiere on November 9.

This model has been declared in Europe before and is based on the SPA2 platform, which is the same platform as the Polestar 3.

It is worth mentioning that this is Volvo’s first pure electric flagship model. Most of the previous new energy vehicles are plug-in hybrid models. The only pure electric model is the Volvo XC40 new energy version, but the sales are not satisfactory, so the arrival of the EX90 is also On behalf of Volvo, its announcement that it has entered the era of pure electric.

According to reports, the Volvo EX90 will be equipped with a lidar developed by Luminar in the United States, which is one of the lidars with the longest detection distance in the industry. Under the condition of reflectivity of 10%, the detection distance of the lidar can reach 250 meters, and the comprehensive performance reaches The leading level of similar products in the current market.

Volvo said it expects a 20 percent reduction in major fatalities and injuries as the technology becomes available.

In addition, the lidar system will work with 5 body radars, 8 cameras, and 16 ultrasonic sensors, each of which can perceive the external environment with its own advantages, while also introducing a safety redundancy system.

In other respects, the new car will also be equipped with a DUS dual-camera driver perception system, which consists of a capacitive steering wheel and two cameras, which can obtain driver status information and integrate it with automatic driving algorithms. When the driver's attention is no longer focused on driving and support is needed, the vehicle will step in and use external sensors to make safe driving decisions (such as reducing speed, lane keeping or even braking the vehicle).

Regarding the power, Volvo has not disclosed at all, has no cruising range, no battery capacity, and no information on motor power.

However, referring to the current Volvo XC40 technology, the new car has a high probability of using Ningde-era batteries.

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