Media Focus: "Green Energy" and "Smart": The Era of Smart Networking

November 28, 2019
Media Focus: "Green Energy" and "Smart": The Era of Smart Networking

(Xiawu reported on the 28th in Wuhan): "Green Energy" and "smart" wings fly together ---- Dongfeng Bus Station to the era of intelligent network connection, Junfeng Motor felt the whirlwind.

Today, with more attention to environmental protection, driving new energy vehicles is becoming a new proposition for a better car life. When the author and many news media personnel learned on the spot the latest achievements of Hubei automotive industry leaders in implementing new development concepts such as innovative development, coordinated development, green development, open development, and shared development, they focused on Dongfeng Motor's new energy vehicles and intelligent networking New advances in automotive core technology control and innovation culture.
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In fact, automobiles have always been a powerful mobile terminal that advanced technology is vying for first. Innovation-driven and green development is the driving force for Dongfeng's sustainable development. Dongfeng already has clear requirements for the "three leadings" of operating quality, independent business, and emerging businesses. At the same time, it will continue to explore in the "five modernization" technology areas such as lightweighting, electrification, intelligence, networking, and sharing. . "Five modernizations" is actually Dongfeng's new practice in ecological development, and it has also achieved many results.

In the current round of accelerated development of automotive industry technology, in order to meet market challenges, Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd.'s technology center has adopted the "green energy" and "smart" strategy as one of the technological strategic paths for the development of the "13th Five-Year Plan" period. Innovation, not only independently control the core technology of "three power" (battery, motor, electric control), but also in the forefront of the industry in the development of new energy products. At the same time, standing in the era of intelligent networking, accelerate the development of Dongfeng smart cars Development.

Accelerating iterationDongfeng New Energy enters the leading ranks

In the increasingly fierce competition in the industry, there are no more shortcuts for survival and development, only innovation. Based on independent development, in recent years, under the research and development concept of “development generation, improvement generation, pre-research generation”, Dongfeng Technology Center has accelerated the iteration of new energy product technology and developed a series of leading industry new energy vehicle products and technologies. It has been at the forefront of the industry in the technical route to seize the development of new energy vehicles.

Relying on independent innovation, Dongfeng Technology Center not only mastered key technologies such as vehicle control, but also launched Dongfeng Fengshen E30 series pure electric cars, A60EV pure electric cars, E70, Dongfeng Junfeng E11K, Junfeng ER30 Super Pure electric cars. The new energy electric drive assembly product independently developed by Dongfeng Technology Center is the first five-in-one product in China (motor, reduction gearbox, DC / DC on-board converter, motor controller, vehicle controller). It is mounted on Dongfeng Fengshen E70 and has been widely praised. At the 4th Science and Technology Innovation Week in 2019, Dongfeng BD160 electric drive assembly started the test, which indicates that Dongfeng's technology center has mastered the core technology of new energy vehicles "Sandian". New energy BD160 electric drive adopts four-in-one integration, flat wire winding motor design, software adopts Autosar standard architecture, functional safety reaches ASIL C, and power density is 20% higher than that of round wire motors of the same specification.

Focusing on electric drive system products, Dongfeng Technology Center will also create 3 series and 10 electric drive products to form a series of product spectrum that meets the Group's PV / CV. 270kW, meeting the needs of new energy vehicles of grades A to E, meeting the needs of multiple scenarios such as pure electric / hybrid powertrains for passenger cars and pure electric / hybrid powertrains for commercial vehicles, making the technical level of Dongfeng Sandian products in 2025 Achieve industry leadership.

Focusing on the "three power" capacity building of new energy, in addition to the electric drive system, Dongfeng also carried out detailed planning in terms of fuel cell systems and complete vehicles, park construction and capacity building, and set phased goals to promote new energy in an orderly manner. Control of "Sandian" core technology and resources.

Dongfeng Fengshen E70 is a heavy product under the "Green Energy" strategic layout of Dongfeng's technology center. It is a high-performance product created by rapid iteration of technology under the research and development concept of "improve generation, develop generation, pre-research generation" Pure electric car. At the 2019 Chengdu Auto Show, Dongfeng Fengshen's new E70 was officially launched. The new car is equipped with large-capacity (61.3kwh), high-energy-density battery (170Wh / kg), cruising range of 508km, and vehicle energy consumption of 12.8kwh / 100km, leading the industry. In terms of functional configuration, the new car is equipped with a two-way inverter charger, which can realize two-way charging and discharging of the vehicle, becoming a veritable "mobile power station". People enjoy outdoor life easily.

The new E70 is equipped with three types of energy recovery modes: strong, medium and weak. The power consumption per 100 kilometers can be as low as 13kwh, which is only 20% of the same-grade fuel vehicles. It only takes 30 minutes to charge from 30% to 80% (SOC 25 ℃ room temperature) , Achieved the stage goal of "charging for 10 minutes and driving for 100 kilometers". At the same time, the second-generation high-efficiency intelligent battery temperature control system equipped on the car uses high-efficiency liquid cooling (thermal) technology, which can effectively reduce the impact of external air temperature on the battery, and improve the battery's service life and performance output. Even in a low-temperature environment of minus 20 ° C, the car air conditioner can be used normally while fast charging.

In the announcement of the "Recommended Models for the Promotion and Application of New Energy Vehicles (11th batch in 2018)" released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on November 5, 2018, Dongfeng Fengshen's new E70 continued to drive at a comprehensive operating condition of 508KM, becoming the first batch of independent brands One of the pure electric vehicles with a mileage of 500KM. At the same time, the energy density of the power battery of this model was increased to 170 Wh / kg, and the power consumption per 100 kilometers was reduced to 12.8 kwh, making it one of the most energy-efficient pure electric vehicles in China.

At the Qinghai Lake (International) Electric Vehicle Challenge 2019, Dongfeng Fengshen's new E70 shined on the professional track and won the "Best Braking Distance Award", "Best Handling Performance Award" and "Best Silent Effect Award". 8 awards including "Best Comfort Configuration Award", "Best Wade Ability Award", "Best Space Design Award", "Driver Recommendation Award" and "Organization Committee Recommendation Award".

Dongfeng smart car speeds up

Taking the initiative to seek innovation and change, Dongfeng is standing at the estuary of the times and is struggling to run; Junfeng Motor has used Dongfeng to follow the run, has also accelerated its own technological progress, strengthened international exchanges and cooperation, and achieved its strategic goals.

At the opening ceremony of the 4th Technology Innovation Week 2019 of Dongfeng Technology Center on September 23, Zhu Yanfeng, Chairman and Party Secretary of Dongfeng Company, took an L4 Dongfeng RoboTaxi self-driving car and arrived at Dongfeng Technology Center from Dongfeng Group headquarters. A week later, Zhu Yanfeng drove the Fengshen Yixuan L3 self-driving car, and completed the first public high-speed measurement of the section between Wudang Mountain and Shiyan East on the Han-Shi Expressway. The chairman and the secretary of Shiyan Municipal Party Committee Zhang Weiguo, the company's general manager and deputy secretary of the party committee Li Shaozhu, etc., took the Sharing-VAN independently developed by the company's technology center into the main venue.

Within one week, the Dongfeng Technology Center completed three road tests of autonomous vehicles including L4 Dongfeng RoboTaxi, Sharing-VAN, and L3 Dongfeng Fengshen Yixuan. This is the new result of Dongfeng actively embracing the "five modernizations" and playing a good game of innovation. It reflects Dongfeng's self-confidence in controlling the core technology. It is also a positive move for Dongfeng to focus on future competition and actively occupy the commanding heights of intelligent connected car technology. It is also the latest practical achievement of Dongfeng actively exploring the next generation of new smart travel modes.

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At the opening ceremony of the Dongfeng Pavilion at the Shanghai Auto Show in 2019, the Dongfeng Sharing-VAN mobile travel service platform independently developed by Dongfeng Co., Ltd. made a wonderful appearance. Li Kai, deputy director of the Intelligent Networking Department of Dongfeng Technology Center, and deputy chief engineer of Dongfeng's technology center modeling department Wang Zhen also boarded Sharing-VAN as a passenger and boarded the main booth of Dongfeng Pavilion. This mobile travel service platform is composed of 3 modules of autonomous driving + remote driving + dispatch monitoring background, integrating many bright technologies such as LTE-V / 5G, autonomous driving, new energy vehicles, time-sharing leasing, and public travel services.

There is no driver's seat, no steering wheel, no throttle brakes, or even the front and rear of the car in the true sense ... As the first L4 level autonomous vehicle in China that integrates 5G remote driving technology, the Dongfeng Sharing-VAN mobile travel service platform is The concrete expression of Dongfeng's "quality, wisdom and joy" brand value concept, and also the representative work of Dongfeng's "five modernizations" (lightweight, electrified, intelligent, networked, and shared) technology research, showing Dongfeng's future smart cars New thinking about life, and Dongfeng people's specific actions dedicated to creating a happy car life for customers through technology.

Taking user needs as the starting point, as of now, Dongfeng's technology center has developed a variety of sample cars with different functions such as Sharing-VAN mobile retail, smart logistics, medical rescue, and mobile library.

Dongfeng has never stopped innovating. Since 2013, the research and development of intelligent connected cars have been accelerated. Dongfeng intelligent car products have passed the autonomous driving stage in the closed environment of highways. At present, automatic driving based on 5G connected communications has been basically realized. So far, Dongfeng has launched the 2013 version of the A60 intelligent prototype, the 2014 version of the AX7 automatic driving 1.0 prototype, and the 2017 version of the AX7 automatic driving 2.0 prototype, and has completed the industrialization of new technologies such as automatic parking and intelligent assisted driving. Fengshen Yixuan, the first L2 intelligent driving assistance system, has been performing well in the country since its launch in September this year. Orders have steadily increased. Fengshen Yixuan, equipped with L3 level autonomous driving technology, also plans to go on sale next year.

In September 2019, Dongfeng RoboTaxi also obtained Wuhan's first self-driving road test license. Dongfeng Motor-China Mobile's "Sharing-VAN 5G Parallel Driving Dispatching Command Center" was unveiled at the Dongfeng Technology Center, and LTE-V / 5G vehicles were launched. The test network for networking was also completed in the Dongfeng Technology Center Park in September 2018. The Dongfeng Mengshi unmanned vehicle also won the second place in Group A of the 3rd Onshore Unmanned System Challenge in “Over the Hazard 2018” and achieved satelliteless No. 1 in multiple single items such as navigation, dynamic path planning, and time consuming.