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Is autonomous driving fooling? NIO CEO Li Bin: The goal is to free up time and reduce accidents

Source: Fast Technology



According to Fast Technology, on April 10, it was learned that in response to the recent controversy in the industry about “whether autonomous driving is fooling”, Li Bin, the founder and chairman of NIO, stated that the goal of developing autonomous driving should be to “free up time and reduce accidents.”

NIO is still very confident in realizing the automatic assisted driving function through the developed second-generation platform under certain scenarios and weathers, but this is not the unmanned driving that many people think.

In addition, Li Bin also pointed out that the development of autonomous driving is closely related to relevant laws and regulations, and needs to be explored and innovated. NIO has actively communicated with relevant domestic and European local departments in this regard.

According to previous reports, at the end of March, Wang Chuanfu, chairman of BYD (002594), said at BYD’s 2022 annual report exchange meeting, “Autonomous driving is all nonsense, and autonomous driving is coerced by capital. It’s been fooling all these years.” This topic has aroused heated discussions among netizens.

At the same time, he also pointed out that if the autonomous driving has an accident, who will bear the responsibility? Instead, advanced driving assistance is real, and it is an advanced configuration; there is a market for advanced driving assistance, but don’t expect too much from it.