China Automotive News Network At present, combating the pneumonia epidemic of the new coronavirus infection has become a top priority for the whole country, and all enterprises are doing their best to support the "war epidemic." Geely Holding Group decided that Geely Automobile will invest 370 million yuan in advance to start the research and development of a "all-round healthy car" with virus prevention functions. This move not only means that Geely's emphasis on "passenger safety" has added a new dimension to a new height, but also represents a new development direction in the current automotive research and development field. Earlier, Geely Holding Group, as one of the leading companies of Chinese automobile brands, joined hands with Li Shufu Public Welfare Foundation on January 28 to set up a special fund of RMB 200 million for new pneumonia epidemic prevention and control.
It is understood that "omnidirectional health car" will be different from professional medical protection vehicles, and is a consumer-grade product mainly for ordinary consumers. It not only has the existing functions of Geely automobile products to isolate harmful substances in the outside air, but also quickly and efficiently purify the air inside the car. At the same time, all the materials in the car will not only have high environmental protection, but also have the ability to inhibit bacteria or surface sterilization by adding certain antibacterial substances to achieve more practical "all-round health".
Since there have been no examples of mass-produced cars that rely on automotive software and hardware to prevent viruses, Geely ’s move will undoubtedly provide a new perspective on automotive research and development, but the technical difficulties and cross-domain cooperation projects required are also unprecedented. Therefore, Geely Automobile will make full use of the global system and resources, and cooperate with relevant professional medical institutions and scientific and technological research institutions at home and abroad to jointly set up special project teams to carry out technical research. Once Geely's "all-round healthy car" is officially put on the market, the industry's evaluation standard for "in-vehicle ecological environment" will also usher in a huge innovation.
An Conghui, President of Geely Holding Group, President and CEO of Geely Automobile Group, said that prevention of virus epidemics is a task that requires long-term efforts of the whole society. As a common mode of transportation for consumers, cars are used frequently and fluidly. Based on the development direction of the "new four modernizations" of electrified, networked, intelligent, and shared cars, auto companies should be committed to developing products that help protect the health of drivers and passengers. This will also be one of the key R & D directions of Geely Automobile's long-term investment and continuous investment.
Geely Automobile has been adhering to the green design concept of "people-oriented, safe and ecological car construction", pioneering humanized technologies such as "safe identification circle" and "vehicle ecological purification cabin", and has been successfully applied in products. The launch of the "all-round healthy car" research and development marks the first time that Geely Automobile has proposed the concept that "the safety of the use of the car, in addition to the active and passive safety of the vehicle itself, should be more concerned about the health and safety of drivers and passengers in the car." A new milestone in the development of automobiles in the field of health and safety products.