New brand of 'intelligent' China-built electric SUV launched at CES

Jan 8, 2018   Vehicle Launch

BYTON has debuted its first drivable concept car at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The new SUV will be manufactured at BYTON's plant in Nanjing, China. Its price will start at $45,000. The car will be available in China towards the end of 2019, and in the US and Europe in 2020.

Key features include:

  • Shared lounge experience for in-car communication, entertainment and work, with content and connection driven by the BYTON Life cloud platform
  • A single 125 x 25 cm (49 x 9.8 inch) Shared Experience Display center console, along with three additional display screens
  • Unique human-vehicle interaction incorporating voice recognition, touch control, biometric identification and hand gesture control technology
  • Incorporation of Amazon Alexa for intelligent voice control, with additional Amazon collaboration on audio and video content
  • Maximum range of 520 km (323 miles) on a single charge.

"The BYTON Concept SUV connects both the automotive and digital industries in ways that will deliver an entirely new connective experience for people on the move. The result is the world's first Smart Intuitive Vehicle, or SIV," said Dr. Carsten Breitfeld, CEO and Co-Founder, BYTON.

Interior themes of the three cars on display at CES include Cassonade Frost, Silver Sky and Moonlight Ink. The production car will provide more customised options, enabling users to choose their favorite color schemes on their phones through a special BYTON app.

BYTON's sedan and MPV is expected to hit the market by 2021 and 2022.

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