BYD Unveils New Shock Absorption Tech for Premium EVs
BYD, the electric vehicle manufacturer backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, has introduced a new driver-assist technology that stabilizes car rides through rugged terrain, sharp turns, and shallow water.
- The new technological system is a feature of BYD’s recently launched premium brand, Yangwang
- The shock absorption tech is designed to stabilize car rides through rugged terrain, sharp turns, and shallow water
- The tech uses lidar sensors to create detailed maps of the surrounding area
- The “DiSus” system provides a foundation for the future development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
- BYD has been cautious about self-driving tech, citing the challenge of determining liability in the event of an accident
- Advanced assisted driving tech has the potential to improve overall safety, according to BYD management
- The industry is working to balance ambitious driver-assist options with measured safety protocols
- Tesla recently recalled over 360,000 cars over assisted-driving software for city streets that it said may cause crashes
- Urban assisted driving software is not available for Tesla drivers in China.