Foxconn unveiled the Model B and Model V at its Hon Hai Tech Day

18 October 2022, 05:05:09

Foxconn unveiled the Model B and Model V at its Hon Hai Tech DayHon Hai Technology Group ("Foxconn") announced two, new self-developed electric vehicles at its third annual Hon Hai Tech Day (HHTD): the Model B crossover hatchback and the Model V all-terrain, electric pickup. At the same time, Hon Hai showcased for the first time its self-developed HHEV.OS electric vehicle software platform, which can meet the highest vehicle safety level of software design, greatly reducing the time for software and hardware integration and development in the industry. Key components, such as electric power steering (EPS) system, solid-state battery and silicon carbide power module, were also on display.

Model B - an urban crossover with beauty and handling performance

The brand-new concept prototype Model B crossover is the mainstream for the younger generation. It is based on the Model C platform, but with changes to the platform size and a new body design. Its S-duct design, the streamlined roof, and the innovative air curtain on the C-pillar greatly reduce air turbulence. This allows Model B to achieve an excellent drag coefficient of 0.26. As a personalized urban car, the compact 4.3-meter Model B has a cruising range of 450 kilometers and uses a 2.8-meter wheelbase to create a comfortable, roomy cockpit.

Model C is Taiwan's 1st EV to go into production

Model C, as the first EV built on the MIH open platform, has gone directly from last year's concept prototype to this year's production vehicle, fully demonstrating Hon Hai's automotive manufacturing capabilities. With a drag coefficient of 0.28, a 0-to-100 km/h acceleration of 3.8 seconds and a distance range of nearly 700 kilometers, this model is electric, economical and multi-functional, meeting car owners' expectations. The production-version of the MODEL C is anticipated to hit the roads in Taiwan in the second half of 2023.

Model V is Taiwan's 1st self-developed electric pickup

With the milestone debut of the first made-in-Taiwan electric pickup Model V, Foxconn completes its range of passenger cars and large commercial vehicles. Model V is the result of the vertical integration of Hon Hai and MIH alliance partners. It is the first electric pickup designed and developed in Taiwan. With a payload of up to 1 ton and a greater towing capacity of 3 tons, its dynamic performance has the ability to traverse all terrains. The EV pickup adopts a double-cab, 5-seat configuration. Sensors surrounding the body are combined with electronic rearview mirrors and a display screen to integrate the instrument panel, which not only improves safety, but offers intelligent technology to users. The overall experience suits all types of drivers, whether their journey takes them through urban neighborhoods or the rugged outdoors.

HHEV. OS architecture creates ideal EV software platform

To lower the entry threshold for the electric vehicle industry, Hon Hai simplified the complexity of software development and greatly shortened the development time through HHEV.OS. This ideal EV software platform has excellent scalability, conforms to vehicle regulations and safety, and ensures instant and reliable transmission. Through the HHEV.OS software platform, EV designers can focus on the most valuable development work and achieve the purpose of rapid product launch. At the same time, Hon Hai will also apply to MIH to make HHEV.OS the standard for the MIH software open platform.

Key automotive components being showcased this year at HHTD are ever more powerful, small, precise and safety-assured. The self-developed “EPS Electric Power Steering System" is an upgrade to a 48V motor, compared with the traditional 12V motor, while shrinking in size by 20%. On top of adhering to the highest safety integrity ASIL-D standards, the component breakthroughs attest to Hon Hai's key technical capabilities in motors, automotive ECUs, ball screws, and other important mechanisms. On display are solid-state batteries that stand up to safety and withstand temperature change, and silicon carbide power modules with a variety of heat dissipation base plate structures to meet the various power performance requirements of EVs. These key components being exhibited demonstrate the integrity of the upstream and downstream EV supply chain.

At the first annual HHTD in 2020, Hon Hai announced the MIH open platform, promoting standards-based, modules-based and platforms-based technologies. Through sharing and division of labor, Hon Hai is changing the traditional automotive industry system and establishing an open, technical standard and supply chain. At the second HHTD in 2021, Hon Hai launched three electric vehicles, MODEL C, MODEL E, and MODEL T. With a diverse product line in EVs, Hon Hai is demonstrating nimble R&D and manufacturing of electric vehicles. At the third HHTD 2022, Hon Hai not only expands the breadth of its EV offerings, but also redefines CDMO to promote vertical integration services to bring to humankind a more intelligent lifestyle.

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