- Sony announces entry into the electric vehicle market
- New Vision-S 02 concept showcased at CES 2022
- The company has also shown the Vision-S concept in the last CES
Sony announces entry into the electric vehicle market
You may know Sony for mobile phones, gaming consoles, cameras, headphones, or other electronics, but soon the tech giant will also be known as an electric car maker. At CES 2022, the biggest technology event of the year, Sony has confirmed that the company is going to foray into the world of electric mobility. Let us tell you, in the last CES event, the company had shown its electric concept car Vision-S EV. It is believed that Sony’s upcoming electric car will be based on this concept. This year also the company has shown a new concept.
New Vision-S 02 concept showcased at CES 2022
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022) said, “We are planning a commercial launch of the Sony EV. Sony is well-positioned to redefine mobility as a creative entertainment company. Well prepared.”
As we mentioned, Sony has also shown a new concept this year, which the company is calling the Vision-S 02. Sony has also shared some videos related to this on YouTube. Apart from the teaser video, a video also shows the details of the car’s user interface design and features. The car was tested remote driven with 5G connectivity. At present, it has not been informed when this car will be brought to production. However, we are expecting more information related to this to come out in the coming time.
The company has also shown the Vision-S concept in the last CES
The HT Auto report says that soon after the Vision-S was showcased at the last CES, the car was spotted during a test run on the roads. The report says that this electric sedan car includes 40 sensors for autonomous driving. Let us tell you that Sony has already confirmed the inclusion of a 360-degree audio feature in the EV. This feature is upgradeable via an over-the-air (OTA) update and supports 5G as well.
Citing rumors reports further suggest that the concept car is powered by a 536hp dual-motor all-wheel-drive system that can accelerate to 100 kmph in under five seconds.