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China: World's first door-handle-free, evolvable SUV unveiled at Beijing auto show02:29

China: World's first door-handle-free, evolvable SUV unveiled at Beijing auto show

China, Beijing
September 26, 2020 at 17:54 GMT -00:00 · Published

The world's first door-handle free vehicle was unveiled at Beijing's 2020 motor show on Saturday.

China's motor corporation Human Horizons unveiled the HiPhi X, a touch-free and door-handle free, evolvable SUV car.

"The door will close when the driver hits the brake. For the passengers in the back seat, there are switches on the doors and they can control the doors with the switches. Meanwhile, there is the switch in the screen next to the driver which can control all the doors. When all the passengers get in, the driver can close all the doors with one button," explained Yang Yueqing, director of engineering for HiPhi.

The most noticeable features of the new car include unique doors which a driver can open or close touch-free and which can be unlocked and locked using facial recognition technology.

The six-seater version is priced at about $99,600 (€85,629) with the four-seat version costing around $117,200 USD (€100,76).

China: World's first door-handle-free, evolvable SUV unveiled at Beijing auto show02:29
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The world's first door-handle free vehicle was unveiled at Beijing's 2020 motor show on Saturday.

China's motor corporation Human Horizons unveiled the HiPhi X, a touch-free and door-handle free, evolvable SUV car.

"The door will close when the driver hits the brake. For the passengers in the back seat, there are switches on the doors and they can control the doors with the switches. Meanwhile, there is the switch in the screen next to the driver which can control all the doors. When all the passengers get in, the driver can close all the doors with one button," explained Yang Yueqing, director of engineering for HiPhi.

The most noticeable features of the new car include unique doors which a driver can open or close touch-free and which can be unlocked and locked using facial recognition technology.

The six-seater version is priced at about $99,600 (€85,629) with the four-seat version costing around $117,200 USD (€100,76).

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