Great Wall selects Germany’s Ibeo as lidar supplier

Great Wall

Great Wall Motor has selected Hamburg-based Ibeo Automotive Systems as the source for lidars on its production vehicles. The Chinese maker of SUVs and pickup trucks will initially use the IbeoNEXT solid state lidar system on its upcoming Wey SUV model.

As part of the agreement, Ibeo plans also to open a research and development center in Beijing this year.

“The agreement is a great opportunity for China and Germany to advance technologies for the mobility of tomorrow,” Ibeo Automotive CEO Ulrich Lages said in a press release.

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