Not “X”, not “W01”, Li Auto’s first pure electrical automobile known as Li MEGA. Li MEGA will probably be a luxurious MPV focusing on the automobile market phase above 500,000 yuan (70,100 USD), as introduced through the automaker’s Household Tech Day on June seventeenth. It may attain a 400 km cruising vary with simply 9 minutes and 30 seconds of charging time, and a 600 km cruising vary with 22 minutes of charging time using an 800V fast-charging platform, in keeping with the carmaker.
Earlier on June 10, Wu Kai, the chief scientist of CATL, revealed that one among CATL clients’ quick charging expertise will take lower than 10 minutes of charging time to succeed in greater than 400 km of cruising vary. This buyer was Li Auto.
Li Auto claimed that its first pure electrical mannequin will change into the world’s first automobile geared up with a 5C battery, equipped by CATL. ‘C’ refers back to the battery discharge present. Take the instance of 18650 batteries (a sort of lithium-ion rechargeable battery) with a capability of 2500mAh, 1C discharge refers back to the discharge present of 1x the battery capability, that’s, 2.5A. 3C refers back to the discharge present of 3x the battery capability, which is 7.5A present. 5C is 12.5A.
In contrast with the standard liquid cooling resolution for batteries, the warmth trade space of Li Auto’s 5C battery is elevated by 5 instances, lowering the thermal resistance by 75%.
Since April 20 this 12 months, Li Auto has operated 25 4C supercharging stations throughout China. In keeping with the automaker’s plan, by the tip of 2023, Li Auto will construct greater than 300 supercharging stations, masking the 4 main financial routes of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, the Yangtze River Delta, the Better Bay Space of Guangzhou-Hong Kong-Macau, and Chengdu-Chongqing. By 2025, the purpose is to construct greater than 3,000 charging stations, which is able to cowl 90% of the nationwide expressway and main cities within the first, second, and third tiers throughout China. The interval between every charging pile is not going to exceed 100 km. Moreover, Li Auto additionally stated it plans to introduce automated charging robots.
Supply: Li Auto