XPeng Motors laid out the company’s roadmap for fully autonomous driving implementation on its Tech Day recently.
The XPeng’s ADAS system, called XPILOT, is currently on SAE 2.5, which is basically an advanced version of Level 2 autonomous driving features. During its Tech Day, Xpeng announced that XPilot 3.0 would soon be released, most likely in the first quarter of 2021. A recent tweet in China indicated that the release will happen during the Lunar festival.
XPILOT 3.0 features for this release are called Navigation Guided Pilot, or NGP, which is XPeng’s version of Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot (NoA). NIO launched Navigation On Pilot (NOP) earlier last year. According to NIO, with its version allowing the vehicle to exit in and out of highway ramps, overtake, merge lanes, and drive according to planned navigation routes.
In case you’re a little fuzzy with the ADAS acronyms, here they are:
- Tesla: Navigate on Autopilot (NoA)
- NIO: Navigate on Pilot (NOP)
- XPeng: Navigation Guided Pilot (NGP)
Read more here: XPeng To Release Navigation Guided Pilot (NGP) in Q1 2021