Full record: 30 "small" things of automatic driving in October | Intelligent driving hot search

Full record: 30 "small" things of automatic driving in October | Intelligent driving hot search

Full record: 30 "small" things of automatic driving in October | Intelligent driving hot searchFull record: 30 "small" things of automatic driving in October | Intelligent driving hot search

1 macro information at a glance

#China’s first international standard for autonomous driving test scenarios was officially released.

On October 14th, ISO 34501, the first international standard in the field of automatic driving test scenarios, led by China, was officially released. As an important basic standard of automatic driving system test scenario, this standard meets the needs of the industry to describe the test scenario in standardized language when carrying out the related work of automatic driving test and evaluation, and will be widely used in the research, development, testing and management of global intelligent networked automobile automatic driving technology and products.

Comments:The release of the standard not only provides important basic support for all kinds of autonomous driving applications, but more importantly shows that China’s autonomous driving technology level has ranked among the top in the world.

# Guangzhou and Shenzhen issued the first batch of urban advanced assisted driving map licenses in China.

On October 17th, Guangzhou and Shenzhen issued the city advanced assisted driving map license for the first time. This means that the map software will support car companies to mass-produce smart cars equipped with urban pilot-assisted driving functions, meet the application scenarios of bicycle intelligent assisted driving on urban roads, and realize the integration of parking, high-speed and urban areas.

Comments:The pilot project of wide application of high-precision maps in cities has been started.

# Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: Intelligent networked automobile manufacturers should establish systems such as vehicle product network security.

On October 28th, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued "Regulations on the Administration of Road Motor Vehicle Production Access Permit (Draft for Comment)", which mentioned that intelligent networked automobile production enterprises should establish vehicle product network security, data security, personal information protection, car networking card security management, software upgrade management system, improve safety guarantee mechanism, implement safety guarantee measures, clarify responsible departments and persons, and implement safety protection responsibilities. The software and hardware used in intelligent networked automobile products should meet the requirements of national mandatory standards related to network security, and so on.

Comments:Advanced automotive data security.

# The national standards for intelligent networked vehicles such as Performance Requirements and Test Methods for Lane Keeping Auxiliary System of Commercial Vehicles were released.

Recently, the General Administration of Market Supervision (Standards Committee) issued the national standards for intelligent networked vehicles, such as the performance requirements and test methods of lane keeping auxiliary system for commercial vehicles, and the performance requirements and test methods of driver’s attention monitoring system. The performance requirements and test methods of lane keeping auxiliary system for commercial vehicles put forward the performance requirements and test methods of straight lane keeping, curve lane keeping, driver intervention and curve deviation warning.

Comments:It will guide the production enterprises to produce lane keeping systems that meet the needs of the industry, promote the large-scale application of lane keeping systems on vehicles, and reduce traffic accidents caused by vehicles deviating from lanes.

# Chongqing: By 2025, an intelligent networked technology system meeting the requirements of highly automatic driving will be formed.

On October 8, the General Office of Chongqing Municipal People’s Government issued the Action Plan for Innovative Application of Automatic Driving and Internet of Vehicles in Chongqing (2022-2025). It is proposed that by 2025, the city’s autonomous driving and car networking innovation capabilities will be further improved, and the country’s leading intelligent network ecosystem will be built to create a high-quality model that supports industrial development with basic platforms. Conditional self-driving cars achieve mass production and large-scale application, forming an intelligent networked technology system that meets the requirements of highly automatic driving, and the local support capacity of key technical fields exceeds 80%.

Comments:Chongqing’s precise efforts have made the automobile industry run on the smart road.

# Chongqing issued an action plan to build an intelligent networked new energy auto parts industry.

On October 26th, "Chongqing Action Plan for Building Intelligent Networked New Energy Auto Parts Supply Chain System (2022-2025)" was issued. According to the Plan, by 2025, the city will strive to introduce 300 intelligent networked new energy auto parts enterprises, promote the transformation and upgrading of 500 traditional auto parts enterprises, and reach 100 "little giant" enterprises specializing in the field of auto parts. The scale of the city’s intelligent networked new energy auto parts industry will reach 250 billion yuan.

Comments:Insufficient self-sufficiency rate of core parts, slow transformation of traditional parts enterprises, and the need to improve product competitiveness are still "shortcomings". It is imperative to accelerate the construction of intelligent networked new energy automobile parts supply chain system.

Take a look at business applications.

# Polar Fox Auto Delivers 200 Shared Unmanned Vehicles Apollo Moon

On October 9, Extreme Fox delivered another 200 fifth-generation shared unmanned vehicles Apollo Moon to Baidu Apollo, becoming the first car company to realize the batch delivery and commercial application of Baidu’s fifth-generation shared unmanned vehicles. Apollo Moon relies on Baidu’s Apollo autopilot technology, which is completely unmanned, and has achieved a number of functional innovations in "unmanned" services. It has been approved to carry out fully unmanned commercial operations in Chongqing and Wuhan.

Comments:Car companies are deeply involved in the in-depth exploration of the commercialization of autonomous driving in China to the ultimate format.

# Manche Technology Intelligent Heavy Truck has exceeded 10 million kilometers in commercial operation mileage.

On October 10th, Won Che Technology announced that the commercial operation mileage of smart heavy trucks equipped with Won Che Xuanyuan system has exceeded 10 million kilometers. According to its introduction, at present, the smart heavy truck equipped with the Won Xuanyuan system has entered the normal commercial operation on a large scale, covering the four economic and industrial circles of Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Central China, and the main channels of Shanghai-Kunming, Beijing-Shanghai, Shanghai-Chongqing, Beijing-Guangzhou-Macao and Shenhai, serving nearly 20 logistics head users in the fields of express delivery, express delivery and LTL.

Comments:In the field of global self-driving trucks, it has taken the lead in passing a new milestone in commercial operations.

# Millimeter Zhixing user-assisted driving mileage has exceeded 20 million kilometers.

On October 14th, Millie Zhixing released the data report on smart driving during the National Day. In terms of passenger car assisted driving, its passenger car assisted driving system, HPilot, has a total mileage of 9,169,300 kilometers and a total time of 278,913 hours during the National Day. The driving mileage of users with assisted driving was as high as 1,134,770 kilometers, and the total duration was as high as 12,340 hours. The total mileage increased by 44.7% from the previous month, and the utilization rate increased by 32.35% from the previous month. Up to now, the driving mileage of the assisted driving users of Millie Zhixing has exceeded 20 million kilometers.

Comments:It means that the application of intelligent driving is sinking and deepening further.

# Xiaoma Zhixing Autopilot Travel Service Access Ruqi Travel Platform

On October 27th, Xiaoma Zhixing’s self-driving travel service was officially connected to Ruqi travel platform. Xiaoma Zhixing will cooperate with Ruqi travel platform to start Robotaxi mixed operation, that is, the capacity of manned vehicles and autonomous vehicles will be integrated. Users in Nansha District of Guangzhou will have the opportunity to hit a self-driving vehicle of Xiaoma Zhixing through Ruqi Travel App, which means that the penetration rate of Robotaxi in the core cities of Greater Bay Area will be greatly improved.

Comments:The large-scale landing of autonomous driving technology in urban scenes has further accelerated.

3 Take a look at the enterprise dynamics

# Xiaoma Zhixing announced a comprehensive strategic cooperation with Sagitar Juchuang.

On October 12, Xiaoma Zhixing announced a comprehensive strategic cooperation with Sagitar Juchuang. The large-scale landing and mass production of autonomous driving technology are the focus of in-depth cooperation between the two parties. The two sides will carry out in-depth cooperation in the whole business chain in the fields of autonomous driving and smart transportation, and promote the landing and large-scale application of autonomous driving technical solutions.

Comments:Join forces to create automatic driving system solutions and urban smart transportation products.

# jidu ROBO-01′ s first verification prototype is off the assembly line, and the high-order intelligent driving has started the road test.

On October 24th, Jidu announced that the first prototype car of ROBO-01, an automobile robot, had been trial-produced recently, and it was officially off the assembly line in the trial-production center of Geely Automobile Research Institute. At the same time, the research and development of centralized advanced intelligent driving has started the urban and high-speed domain tests in Shanghai in early October, and entered the stage of multi-city scene generalization.

Comments:High-order intelligent driving can minimize the accident rate and make automobile robots safer and more reliable.

# Xpeng Motors: It is planned to move towards full automatic driving from 2025.

On October 24, Wu Xinzhou, vice president of automatic driving in Xpeng Motors, said that Tucki’s intelligent assisted driving route plan is that in 2022, it will mainly focus on single-scene assisted driving; From 2023 to 2025, the main layout will be full-scene assisted driving. After 2025, Tucki will "March towards full-scale automatic driving and unmanned driving".

Comments:Tucki plans to start the Robotaxi test operation, expecting that the development of Robotaxi and hardware capabilities in Tucki can realize "joining forces" and enter the high-level autonomous driving stage.

# Europa (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd. announced technical cooperation with Baidu.

On October 26th, Callisto (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., a smart car safety enterprise, carried out technical cooperation with Baidu. The core product of Callisto, VSOC Automotive Information Security Operation Center, will complement Baidu’s IDPS intrusion detection and defense service, and is committed to protecting the security of vehicle core data, assets and intelligent scenes, and protecting vehicle core data and assets from network intrusion.

Comments:Vehicle data security not only needs the contribution of car companies, but also needs to be guarded by many parties.

4 capital trends a stroke

# An Zhijie completed the C round of financing of over RMB 100 million.

On October 10th, An Zhijie completed the C-round financing of RMB 100 million. This round of investment was jointly invested by Shanghai International Venture Capital and the fulcrum scientific and technological achievements transformation fund of the Ministry of Science and Technology. At present, An Zhijie’s investors have gathered Tongchuang Weiye, Dachen Venture Capital, Hongtai Fund, Guanda Holdings, Shengyi Technology, Guohong Investment and other well-known industries and financial investment institutions.

Comments:This round of financing will accelerate Anzhijie’s closer cooperation with OEMs in the field of ADAS system and realize large-scale matching, and enter a new stage of development.

# Xingyun Internet announced that it has won over 100 million B+ rounds of strategic financing.

On October 13th, Beijing Xingyun Internet Technology Co., Ltd. announced that it had won a B+ round of strategic financing of over 100 million yuan. This round of financing was jointly invested by Qualcomm Venture Capital, Zhongguancun Science City Science and Technology Growth Fund and Changjiang Capital. Xingyun Internet is an innovative high-tech enterprise which aims at intelligent networking and vehicle-road collaborative application services, and integrates V2X product research and development, production and sales, new generation intelligent transportation system application and key technologies and services of intelligent networking vehicles.

Comments:After half a year, it once again won the favor of the capital market, and the new financing will help Xingyun Internet to run out of the "acceleration" on the intelligent networked track.

#MCU company Siche Technology received nearly 100 million yuan in financing.

On October 24th, Siche Technology, a domestic MCU chip company, has completed a new round of A+ financing with a financing amount of nearly 100 million yuan. This round of financing was led by Lanpu Capital, with the joint investment of Tongbai Capital, Weiran Capital and the old shareholder Junlian Capital. This round of financing is mainly used to increase the marketing of existing ultra-low-power Bluetooth MCU products, and at the same time, it will promote the research and development of new products of the company, cover the product series in all directions on the market side, further expand the team size, and constantly plan new technical reserves.

Comments:The era of homogenization and low-price competition has passed, and domestic enterprises with innovation in the technical field are worth looking forward to.

# Autopilot Chip Company Yixing Intelligent completed financing of over 300 million yuan.

On October 24, the self-driving chip company Yixing Intelligent Technology (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. announced that it had completed more than 300 million yuan of Pre-A financing. This round of financing is led by Guangzhou Automobile Capital, jointly led by Oriental Fuhai, and jointly invested by Yuexiu Industrial Fund, Guochuang Zhongding and other industries and institutions. So far, the company has completed more than 500 million yuan of financing.

Comments:Accelerate the localization process of autonomous driving chips from the source of application.

5 personnel changes are awkward.

# Volkswagen and Horizon joint venture company introduced strong support, and Su Qing, former head of Huawei’s intelligent driving, joined.

On October 13th, CARIAD, a software company owned by Volkswagen, established a joint venture with Horizon. In terms of candidates, Volkswagen CARIAD will appoint CEO, former Huawei executive, and Su Qing, a man of the autonomous driving industry, or join them as a technical leader. Su Qing left Huawei in December last year and then joined CARIAD.

Comments:Volkswagen’s largest single investment in China in 40 years, this investment in the future is bound to be very attractive to talents.

# LI personnel are in turmoil again, and Wang Yilun, the head of AI algorithm, will leave.

On October 25th, it was reported that Wang Yilun, the head of AI algorithm for intelligent driving in LI and the chief scientist of AI, will leave his post in the near future. In the ideal period, Wang Yilun was mainly responsible for the research and development of AI algorithms such as intelligent driving perception and maps, and reported to Lang Xianpeng, vice president of ideal intelligent driving. After leaving the company, Wang Yilun may be involved in starting a business, but he is still in a handover state and is expected to leave at the end of the month.

Comments:After the product system and organizational structure of new car manufacturers are gradually mature, how to continuously attract and retain talents is a problem that entrepreneurs should think about for a long time.

Listen to the international news

#Uber signed a ten-year cooperation agreement with Motional

On October 8, Uber and Motional reached a 10-year agreement, which is an autonomous joint venture established by Hyundai Motor and Anbofu. The two parties will provide autonomous vehicle services based on Uber platform. In May of this year, Motional’s self-driving vehicles based on modern Ioniq 5 have been delivered through Uber Eats. The new agreement will allow the two companies to extend Uber Eats’ automatic delivery service to other cities.

Comments:The first cooperation in the industry that includes both unmanned taxi service and delivery service is of symbolic significance.

# Intel Mobileye goes public

On October 26th, local time, Mobileye Global, Intel’s autopilot division, officially went public in the United States, and sold 41 million shares at a price of $21 per share, with a market value as high as $21.8 billion, while the previous valuation only reached one-third of the early target of $50 billion.

Comments:With the increase of rivals, it is time for Mobileye to come out of the closed black box scheme.

# Volkswagen Ford divests, and the autopilot company Argo AI is about to shut down.

On October 26th, it was reported that Argo AI, a self-driving car technology company supported by Ford Motor Company and audi ag, was about to close because the two auto giants were changing their self-driving car strategies. Ford said in a statement that the company needs to invest in driver assistance technology that is easier to achieve in the short term, rather than Argo’s fully autonomous driving goal. According to informed sources, Ford’s decision also led to Volkswagen’s withdrawal. In the future, Ford and Volkswagen will continue to cooperate in the field of electric vehicles and commercial vehicles in the United States and Europe.

Comments:The market is cruel, and the emergence of industry integration is healthy.

# Tesla faces US criminal investigation for autonomous driving.

On October 27th, three people familiar with the matter revealed that Tesla was under criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice because the company claimed that its electric cars could drive automatically. After more than a dozen car accidents involving Tesla’s driver assistance system Autopilot, the US Department of Justice launched this previously undisclosed investigation last year. People familiar with the investigation said that the investigation by the Ministry of Justice may mean stricter scrutiny, because Tesla or individual executives may face criminal charges.

Comments: The establishment of laws and regulations is not only a game of interests of several parties, but more importantly, it can clearly identify who is responsible, which is the most important issue in the legislation of autonomous driving.

#Cruise wants to promote Robotaxi business in the United States to Austin and Phoenix.

On October 28th, Cruise, a subsidiary of GM’s self-driving car, is inviting potential passengers from Phoenix and Austin to join the waiting list and become the first batch of Cruise robot taxi passengers. Since June, the company has been operating a completely unmanned commercial robot taxi service in San Francisco. Previously, the company had said that the first rides in Austin and Phoenix might be free, and it planned to start charging service soon.

Comments:We seem to be getting closer and closer to the real driverless era.

# ChuanVolkswagen Group will cooperate with Mobileye to drive automatically.

On October 28th, it was reported in Reuters that two sources revealed that after Volkswagen Group decided to stop investing in Argo AI, an autonomous driving startup, the group planned to expand its cooperation with Intel’s Mobileye to the field of autonomous driving. According to the report, the Volkswagen Group plans to launch a self-driving taxi service in 2025, and Mobileye is likely to become a partner of the Volkswagen Group’s self-driving taxi service. Previously, Mobileye has reached a cooperation with Cariad, a software business of Volkswagen Group, in the field of autonomous driving technology.

Comments:Automobile manufacturers cooperate with technology companies to gain the first opportunity in the field of autonomous driving technology, which is expected to completely subvert the transportation industry.

# Japan plans to allow L4 self-driving cars to go on the road next year.

On October 28th, the Japanese National Police Agency said that the new amendment to the Road Traffic Law was scheduled to be implemented on April 1st, 2023, and the bill included the "Level 4" operating permit system for fully automated driving under certain conditions. However, the new bill will be consulted by the public before the end of November, and then the content and implementation time will be formally determined.

Comments:Countries are also stepping up efforts to promote the landing of L4-class autonomous driving technology.

7 Explore the cutting-edge technology

# Subaru will launch a new technology that can still drive automatically when the network is disconnected.

On October 24 th, Subaru will develop the technology of self-driving cars to continue driving when communication is interrupted in 2025. Through the system of predicting the forward position of vehicles, the speed and direction can also be controlled when communication is interrupted. If this technology can collect the position information of many vehicles, including other car companies, it can further improve the accuracy.

Comments:The continuous optimization of details makes autonomous driving safer.

# Xiaomi Auto Patent can intelligently change lanes to prevent rear-end collision.

On October 25th, Xiaomi Automobile Technology Co., Ltd. announced the patent of "vehicle control method, device, vehicle and readable storage medium". The disclose method comprises that follow steps: detecting that the preceding vehicle is stationary, determine whether the preceding vehicle is a stop-following target, if so, the following vehicle needs to stop with it, if not, determining whether the own vehicle meets the lane change condition, and controlling to execute lane change operation when the condition is met; It can intelligently identify the temporarily parked vehicles in front and realize intelligent avoidance.

Comments:The problem of collision with the vehicle in front caused by the driver’s untimely response is avoided, the safety of the vehicle and the driver is improved, and the road traffic efficiency is also improved.

# Huawei patent can control driving state according to brainwaves.

On October 28th, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. applied for the patent of "Man-vehicle interaction method and automatic driving system for self-driving vehicles". The method comprises the following steps: acquiring brain wave signals of drivers; According to the driver’s brain wave signal, determine the driver’s brain wave activity state; According to the brain wave activity state of the driver, the driving state of the self-driving vehicle is controlled, and the driving state includes at least one of a manual driving state and an auxiliary automatic driving state.

Comments:A new method of human-vehicle interaction for autonomous vehicles improves the user experience of autonomous driving system.


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