On the afternoon of February 19, latepost learned from a number of information sources that Xiaomi had decided to build a car and regarded it as a strategic decision. However, the specific form and path have not been determined, and there may still be variables. A person familiar with the matter said that Xiaomi's car making might be led by Lei Jun, founder of Xiaomi group.
Then, according to the report of science and technology innovation board daily on February 19, Xiaomi group responded to the latest rumor of car building, and the reporter said, "wait for the announcement", and more information will not be responded for the time being.
Tianyancha app industrial and commercial information shows that Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd., a domestic affiliated company of Xiaomi, was established in March 2010 with a registered capital of 1.85 billion yuan and legal representative of Lei Jun. Business scope includes technology development; sales of communication equipment, contraceptives, motorcycles, electric vehicles, bicycles and parts; engaged in Internet cultural activities.
On January 7, 2020, the company disclosed a related patent named "a method and device for automatic gear recommendation of variable speed vehicles", with the publication number of cn106476952b, classified as trackless land vehicles. The patent abstract shows that the present disclosure relates to a method and device for automatic gear recommendation of a variable speed vehicle, belonging to the field of computer technology. By adopting the present disclosure, the accuracy of gear setting can be improved.
In June 2020, Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd. further applied for the registration of the "Xiaomi car union" trademark and related graphic trademarks. The international classification involves website services, scientific instruments, etc. The trademark status is waiting for substantive examination and preliminary examination announcement.
Xiaomi's previously disclosed driving point is the on-board service system of Internet of things. In June 2019, Xiaomi announced its cooperation with Mercedes Benz to promote Xiaoai, its virtual voice assistant, into the automotive human-computer interaction system.