Huawei in association with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and Changan Automobile is launching a smart electric car. The first model of this joint venture will be called AVATR E11, which is scheduled to debut on November 15.
Through a newly created official account of AVATR on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo, the company made the announcement revealing the launch date of the upcoming AVATR E11 high-end smart electric car. The brand aims to promote smart life and a smart energy ecosystem by presenting class-leading smart EVs with super “human car” like efficiency.
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The Weibo post from the company reads ‘Emotional Intelligent Electric Vehicle Era’ which hints towards their objective to amplify China’s EV market.
Among the three partners in this joint venture, Huawei‘s role is to provide smart connectivity through its car-specific chip technology. As far as its partners are concerned, CATL is a top manufacturer and supplier of lithium-ion batteries all around the globe while Changan Automobile is a leading carmaker in its native country China.
AVATR E11 Electric SUV details so far
Huawei is yet to reveal the speeds and feeds of AVATR E11. Still, the previous hints from the company suggest E11 to be a medium-sized electric SUV. The length of the car is said to be 4.8 meters. The company has shown the silhouette of E11 previously having a streamlined arc profile.
While the prototype model of the AVATR E11 is completed, the smart car is aimed to be worth competing against the likes of Tesla. Anyways, as it is scheduled to launch in China on November 15, we expect the detailed specs to be unfolded then.