Pioneering the Vision of Intelligent Future Urban Mobility - smart Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. Established in Shanghai

(May 30, 2022, Shanghai/Hangzhou) Since its inception, smart has always been committed to exploring the best solutions for future urban mobility. Now entering a new era of development, the premium all-electric automobile and technology brand remains true to its original vision, infusing new inspiration into the business and dedicated to making tomorrow's technology a reality.

In pursuit of this goal, smart has announced the establishment of smart Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, aiming to enhance the brand through the self-development of full-stack highly intelligent driving software. In addition, the new subsidiary will also serve as an industry-leading platform for explorative R&D into other kinds of mobility robotics technologies.

Yang Jun

Mr. Yang Jun, Vice President of Research and Development of smart Automobile Co., Ltd.



Mr. Yang Jun, Vice President of Research and Development of smart Automobile Co., Ltd. said, “The establishment of smart Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. is a milestone in the ongoing development of smart’s technological and R&D capabilities. In terms of future development smart never sets limits, and for our R&D work, we take a long-term approach. The outstanding results smart is set to achieve will further strengthen the brand and products’ technological competitiveness,helping to continuously deliver those ‘unexpected’ moments to users and smart fans."

As a wholly owned subsidiary of smart Automobile Co. Ltd., the new company will combine and leverage the advantages of the smart brand and its shareholders, collaborating with leading partners in the industry to accelerate the development process, meanwhile ensuring that smart retains core intellectual properties. Going forward, the company’s achievements will gradually be applied to the products. As tomorrow’s urban companion, all-electric smart models hold the potential for continuous evolution through OTA upgrades, bringing users an even more intelligent assisted driving experience.

全新smart精灵#1搭载smart Pilot智能辅助驾驶系统

The all-new smart #1 is equipped with smart Pilot  Assist intelligent driving system



The newly established subsidiary has formulated a clear long-term plan for future development. smart will provide the company with sufficient and stable financial support to ensure overall R&D efficiency and quality. Based in Shanghai, smart Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. is now creating a talent recruitment plan to accelerate the building of a robust team of intelligent driving software R&D experts. At present, core team members with abundant industry experience are in place, with research and development work progressing as planned.

smart’s determination to turn inspiration into reality is what made the brand a benchmark in the industry. Through continuous innovation, the company has delivered an unexpected but fantastically popular brand, product and service experience to users and fans. Inheriting the brand’s vision, smart Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. will not only bring highly intelligent driving to smart, but also actively explore other technology related to future urban mobility, adding yet another layer of inspiration and imaginative flare to smart's future vision. Whether exploring the cities of tomorrow or enjoying a smart lifestyle empowered by technology, smart is the perfect urban companion.

On April 25, the all-new smart #1 celebrated its much-anticipated Asia Launch, with pre-sales channels officially open in China. Meanwhile, the Direct-to-Customer Agent-Based sales and service network is emerging rapidly in China. The premium all-electric automobile and technology brand is unleashing its development potential and joining hands with avant-garde spirited to design a smarter future together!


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About smart Automobile
Since the birth of the brand in the 90s, smart has always maintained the vision of exploring the best solutions for future urban mobility. In 2019, smart Automobile Co., Ltd. was officially established. With a forward-looking "China-Europe dual-home" global development strategy, smart is committed to developing into a world-leading, premium, all-electric automobile technology brand.

smart has recently completed a comprehensive renewal of its brand, products, and business model. New generation all-electric product development is led by the smart R&D team, with the Mercedes-Benz global design team responsible for vehicle design, and the product portfolio now expanded into more market segments. The all-new smart #1, which recently celebrated its world premiere, will be launched on the market in 2022 and sold in China, Europe, and other markets. To further enhance its global operations, smart has established marketing and sales centers across China and Europe.