Why the Geely Auto Group Win is a Game Changer

Amnon Shashua
Amnon Shashua
Senior Vice President
President and CEO of Mobileye, an Intel Company

By Amnon Shashua

As I have said consistently, it is critical to first get the technology right before bringing it to production to enable rapid scaling. The deal we announced with Geely Auto Group today, which utilizes our proven surround-view advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS), pays off that philosophy.

Geely Auto Group will use Mobileye’s full-stack, 360-degree camera solution in its brand-new, premium-model, L2+ electric vehicle (EV) from Lynk & Co – the Zero Concept – reaching consumers in late 2021. This system, which today we are launching as Mobileye SuperVision™, is a direct derivative of our autonomous driving program and utilizes the camera-only portion of our truly redundant sensing suite that we are developing for Level 4 autonomous vehicles (AVs).

More: Mobileye, Geely to Offer Most Robust Driver-Assistance Features (News Release) | Autonomous Driving/Mobileye (Press Kit) | 

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Why Tesla’s New Semi-Truck Pricing Is A Game Changer

Tesla just unveiled the pricing for its semi-truck and once again, it’s beating all expectations!

Initially, when this model was first announced, people were making disparate guesses as to pricing in relation to battery size. Some assumed that if the vehicle comes with a thousand kilowatt hour battery with a 500-mile range, the price tag would most likely fall within the $200,000 t0 $250,000 range.

Tesla Semi-Truck Priced Competitively

They’ve finally released the actual costs and frankly these numbers are mind-blowing. The starting price is at $150,000 for the 300-mile range model, $180,000 for the 500-mile range model, and $200,000 for the fully loaded Founders Series model, which should also be at the 500-mile range.

To put this in perspective, the entry-level price for a diesel-powered semi-truck is approximately one hundred thousand dollars. If you prefer something that’s more reliable or that has more features, you’ll have to look at … Read More

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