What’s Happening: Li Auto, China’s leading new energy vehicle OEM, has introduced Li AD Pro, a proprietary Li AD Pilot Assistance System, which will come as a standard feature for all Li L7 and L8 Pro and Air trim models. The advanced assisted driving features, powered by Horizon Robotics‘ Journey 5 solution, aim to enhance the driving experience for Chinese consumers by making every ride safer and more pleasant.
Why It Matters: Li Auto’s decision to equip their newest L series vehicles with Li AD Pro is a testament to the company’s commitment to delivering safe, convenient, and cost-effective driving and riding experiences to their customers. Li AD Pro’s customization to better understand the complexity of Chinese roads, which tend to have larger numbers of two-wheeled vehicles and pedestrians, showcases the company’s dedication to serving the unique needs of Chinese drivers.
- Li Auto has launched its flagship family SUV Li L7, equipped with the company’s proprietary Li AD Pilot Assistance System – Li AD Pro.
- Li AD Pro is a standard feature for all Li L7 and L8 Pro and Air trim models, powered by Horizon Robotics’ energy-efficient Journey 5 solution.
- The system provides advanced assisted driving features that reduce driver fatigue during long-distance trips, including automatically changing lanes, overtaking other vehicles, adjusting speed, and smoothly entering and exiting highway ramps.
- The Li AD Pro system is customized to better understand the complexity of Chinese roads, making every ride safer and more pleasant for Chinese consumers.
- Horizon Robotics and Li Auto share a vision of providing safer and better advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) solutions to Chinese consumers, and have signed collaboration agreements with more than 20 automakers across over 70 car models in China.
Bottom Line: Li Auto’s newest L series vehicles equipped with Li AD Pro demonstrate the company’s commitment to delivering safer and more pleasant driving experiences for Chinese consumers. By partnering with Horizon Robotics, Li Auto continues to lead the way in providing cost-effective, energy-efficient, and advanced assisted driving features to their customers.