Adopt Geely platform smart transformation to promote compact crossover

Posted 2020-09-18 00:00:00 +0000 UTC

Recently, overseas media reported that smart plans to launch a compact crossover model. The new car will be produced by a joint venture established by Daimler and in the form of a power battery with a capacity of 78kwh and a endurance of 400km. At present, the name of the new car has not been determined, and it is expected to be officially launched as early as 2022. Smart is a brand owned by Daimler in Germany. It has been produced since its birth and has gained a certain market with its flexible and small model image. But with the global market's declining demand for it in recent years, the brand has to try to change its image. At the beginning of this year, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Mercedes Co., Ltd. announced that the smart brand global joint venture company "smart Automobile Co., Ltd." established by the two sides was officially established to jointly operate and promote the transformation and upgrading of smart brand worldwide. The first crossover car of smart fortwosmart will be designed by global design department of Mercedes Benz, and global R & D center of Geely Holding will be responsible for engineering development. It is reported that the length of the new car will reach 4 meters, 1.5 meters longer than the body of smart fortwo. In the future, smart's product portfolio will expand to a fast-growing compact segment. We will continue to pay attention to the news of Smart's new car.

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