FAW Group Partners with Mobileye on Autonomous Driving

FAW Group, a top-tier Chinese automotive conglomerate, is teaming up with Mobileye, a global forerunner in autonomous driving technologies. This collaboration aims to harness both entities’ strengths in technology, hardware, and software to roll out products founded on Mobileye’s SuperVision™ and Chauffeur™ platforms.

Why It Matters

This strategic alliance intends to provide consumers with enhanced safety and a superior driving experience. With FAW’s long-standing reputation in the automotive sector and Mobileye’s expansive reach—having equipped over 150 million vehicles globally with their technology—this partnership holds the potential to significantly influence the trajectory of autonomous driving, both in China and internationally.

Key Points

  • Initial collaboration will see FAW Hongqi vehicles equipped with Mobileye SuperVision™ and later with Mobileye Chauffeur™ technology.
  • The signing ceremony between the parties took place on September 13, in Changchun.
  • Plans are underway to incorporate the Mobileye SuperVision automated driving assist platform into select Hongqi brand models.
  • The much-anticipated E701 vehicle will soon benefit from the integration of Mobileye Chauffeur’s “eyes-off, hands-off” driving tech.
  • Deployment goals: Mobileye SuperVision projects by the end of 2024 and Mobileye Chauffeur projects by the close of 2025.
  • Broader collaboration discussions are ongoing to deepen the partnership even further.
  • Mobileye’s technology suite for this venture includes their EyeQ™6 SoC, RSS™-based driving policy, a robust 360-degree camera system, and precision mapping.

Bottom Line

Both leaders in their respective sectors, FAW Group and Mobileye are committed to pushing the envelope in autonomous driving in the Chinese market. Their target: Delivering state-of-the-art Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicle (AV) solutions. Initial integration will benefit the Hongqi brand, with future expansions to encompass other FAW Group brands. As more information becomes available, updates on project specifics will be released in the ensuing months.


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