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Chery’s all-new TIGGO8 launched in advance sales in Auto Shanghai 2019

Auto Shanghai 2019 was opened on April 16, to which Chery brought its all-new TIGGO8

Auto Shanghai 2019 was opened on April 16, to which Chery brought its all-new TIGGO8. At the Chery booth themed on IFUN & Intelligence, Jia Yaquan, Vice President of Chery and GM of Chery Marketing, announced the advance sales of its all-new TIGGO8. Chery booth witnessed the presence of representatives of over 50 overseas media and representatives of more than 200 dealers from over 40 countries, e.g. Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Russia, Italy and Egypt, etc., making the booth a center of attention in the exhibition venue.

At Auto Shanghai 2019, the all-new TIGGO8 announced four versions in advance sales on its 1.6T+7DCT power system platform, including the fashion version, elite version, luxury version and noble version. At the same time, it provides six frame colors to users, namely, pearl white, obsidian black, titanium gray, desert gold, Rhine blue and Provence purple.

The global R&D system builds the brand value of “technical Chery”

At Auto Shanghai 2019, Chery presented its greatest strength, exposing to the global consumers the technical and innovative ability of Chery. Mr. Ray Bierzynski, the Executive VP of Chery, in a systematical way, introduced the Technical Chery R&D system and layout so that the audiences could better understand the innovation efforts and technical accumulations made by the manufacturer.

The outstanding R&D team constitutes the inexhaustible source of innovation and solid guarantee for an auto manufacturer. Mr. Ray Bierzynski said, “At present, Chery has established R&D centers in Wuhu and Shanghai of China, in developed countries of Germany and USA, and in emerging market of Brazil, thus forming the science-based and rational global R&D system. Its global business structure and modules include vehicle engineering, power assembly engineering, new-energy vehicles and intelligent link, etc.” Thanks to its global R&D and design team, Chery has won design awards in many auto shows and made exceptional performance in various fields.

Outstanding strength comes from accumulation. In the field of engines, Chery has accumulated rich strength thanks to its efforts in more than two decades. Mr. Ray Bierzynski said, “Five of Chery engines have won the title of China’s Top 10 Engines. As all-new TIGGO8 equipped with Chery’s third-generation 1.6TGDI engine is launched into the market, we have started the TGDI era.” Mr. Ray Bierzynski also said Chery has also made evident results in developing auto platforms. At present, all series products of the manufacturer are based on four platforms, namely, T1X, M1X, M3X and new-energy platform. The platform technologies have reached the leading level in the industry. Thanks to development of its platform technologies, Chery is able to launch new products into the market featuring mature technologies, higher quality and faster speed, so as to speed up product iteration and improve market competitiveness.

In addition to its leading position in appearance and power, Chery has made achievements in intelligent technologies. In the field of autopilot, Chery works together with Apollo of Baidu to launch the autopilot technical platform. The all-new TIGGO8 will be equipped with L2 autopilot model. It is expected that by 2020, L3 conditioned autopilot model will be put into batch production. In 2018, the AI technologies, such as enhanced intelligent audio interaction and AI Cloud Butler, etc. were applied. In 2019, the new models will be equipped with AI graph processing, enhanced human-face recognition, AR-enhanced real navigation and other technologies. In 2019 in ADAS field, the vehicles will be equipped with senior driving aid functions, such as ACC, AEB and APA, etc.

Chery also has achieved a lot in the field of new-energy autos. In 1999, Chery started to focus on new-energy vehicles. After experiencing technical accumulation over the past two decades, Chery has established the new-energy technical R&D system that integrates the vehicle integration, core technologies and development of core parts and components. Till today, Chery has applied for more than 900 patents in the new-energy field, and been authorized with over 600 patents, taking the leading position in the industry. Chery is also making plans for the future. According to Ray Bierzynski, Chery has made 457 technical development plan, including four platforms for new-energy products, five general sub-systems and seven core technologies.

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SOURCE: Chery

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