Zeekr unveils SEA-M platform for Waymo robotaxis

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Zeekr, as we know, is developing a robotaxi that will be used in the future. used within a self-driving passenger transport service that, in the future, Waymowill launch in some cities; american. Model who, recently, had been the protagonist of some spy photos. The Chinese manufacturer did not want to share particular technical details of this special electric car that he is developing. A few days ago, however, Zeekr shared some more information, presenting the new SEA-M platform which will be available on the market. used specifically for self-driving cars. Platform on which will be born & agrave; also the robotaxi for Waymo.

EVOLUTION OF THE SEA PLATFORM

This new platform is for you. was specifically designed for self-driving cars. Not only robotaxis but also vehicles designed for logistics and other uses. It is, essentially, an evolution of the SEA platform of the Geely Group that we can already find; on some electric cars such as the new Smart #1 and the Zeekr 001. This new platform should be ready for series production in 2024.

SEA-M will allow the to create cars with spacious interiors characterized by a flexible layout based on the intended use of the various models. Cars that will not have a B pillar to facilitate passenger entry. Furthermore, thanks to its electronic architecture, it will be; It is possible to equip vehicles with multiple multifunctional screens that will allow users to stay connected or entertained while on the road.


Furthermore, models based on this platform will be able to have Level 4 or higher autonomous driving solutions (Here we explain the different Levels of autonomous driving). The Chinese manufacturer then highlights that all vehicles based on the SEA-M will be able to meet the highest standards in terms of safety. Unfortunately, no details have been provided regarding the powertrains and above all the batteries that will be able to find a place on this new platform.

Vehicles destined for Waymo will therefore be the first to have the new platform. However, Zeekr's announcement makes it clear that more customers will arrive.

Therefore, all that remains is to carefully follow this new project of the Chinese brand of the Geely Group to understand which other companies will take advantage of this new platform and which vehicles will be built.

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