Shanghai (Gasgoo)- On July 31, DearCC announced its high-end intelligent connected vehicle brand as well as the brand's name "ENOVATE". At the same time, the sketch of the brand's first electric SUV was also unveiled. It is said that the first model under EVOVATE is a pure electric mid-to-large SUV, which will take on the Tesla Model 3 and the BMW i5. Zhang Hailiang, CEO and chairman of DearCC, revealed that the new brand will be officially launched in the second half of this year.
When it comes to DearCC's product deployment, to focus on an intelligent digitalized architecture, Zhang Hailiang said DearCC will develop three expansible platforms, and launch eight models over next five years, covering timing-leasing and sharing, privately-owned, as well as high-performance vehicle markets. Moreover, DearCC intends to achieve a sales goal of 360,000 units by 2025.
Niu Shengfu, CTO of DearCC stated that ENOVATE will release an all-new intelligent digitalized architecture, IMA, which can quickly adapt the R&D of various models, ranging from A-class models to C-class models, as well as integrate hardware, software, application and cloud service. In the future, IMA can not only provide intelligent services based on different mobility scenarios, but also can support rapid cloud update for software. This architecture will offer an outstanding experience for customers via integrating intelligent driving, AI life assistant and voice control.
It is known that DearCC's vehicles currently were manufactured by its contract manufacturer, SOUTH EAST（FUJIAN）MOTOR CORPORATION LTD (South East Auto). 40,000 vehicles will be manufactured during the first phase of their cooperation.
Till the end of June, DearCC had set up brand experience spaces in key cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shaoxing and Changsha. What's more, DearCC has formed partnerships with Star Charge, Teld, and Tuhu.cn, establishing a competed charging and aftersales services network.
On July 6, Dearcc signed an agreement with Westtiger Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. (Westtiger Automobile), with which DearCC would be qualified to manufacture SUVs via acquiring the manufacturing qualification of SUVs in Westtiger.
According to DearCC's plan, its first SUV under the high-end brand will be manufactured in Shaoxing manufacturing base with the manufacturing qualification of Weattiger Automobile.
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