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Li Auto L9 SUV Delivers Smart Luxury With DRIVE Orin

Li Auto L9 SUV Delivers Smart Luxury With DRIVE Orin

Finally, there is a family car that every child would want to be seen in.

Beijing-based startup Li Auto has rolled out its second electric vehicle, the L9, this week. It is a full size SUV equipped with the latest intelligent driving technology.

With AI features and an extended battery range of over 800 miles, the L9 promises to up the playing field for luxury family vehicles.

Li Auto implements its latest automated driving features with the expansion of its vehicle range, using a software-defined computing platform built on two NVIDIA DRIVE Orin systems-on-a-chip (SoCs).

With over 500 trillion operations per second (TOPS), the L9’s computing platform can run several deep neural networks simultaneously and in real time, while ensuring the redundancy and diversity necessary for security.

First-class safety and security

As a top-of-the-line luxury model, the L9 offers only the best when it comes to AI-assisted driving technology.

All Li Auto vehicles come standard with the electric vehicle manufacturer’s advanced driver assistance system, Li AD Max. To achieve surround perception, the system uses one forward-facing lidar, 11 cameras, one radar and 12 ultrasonic sensors, as well as DRIVE Orin SoCs.

In addition to handling the multitude of applications and deep neural networks required for autonomous driving, DRIVE Orin is designed to achieve systematic safety standards such as ISO 26262 ASIL-D. The dual processors provide spare redundancies for each other, ensuring safe operation.

The L9’s high-performance sensors also enable 24-hour security functions, monitoring both the interior and exterior of the car.

Innovative infotainment

In the vehicle, five 3D-compatible screens transform the in-cab experience.

In the cockpit, a combined head-up display and confidence display enhance driver safety. The head-up display projects important driving information onto the windshield and the interactive visualization function of the car’s perception system is located above the steering wheel, keeping the driver’s attention on the road.

The L9’s central control, passenger entertainment and rear entertainment screens are 15.7-inch, 3K resolution, automotive-grade OLED displays that deliver premium visual experiences for every occupant.

Passengers can also interact with the in-cab intelligent system via interior sensors and natural language processing.

Designed to optimize all driver and passenger experiences, the L9 represents the flagship model for luxury family cars.