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Deep Blue S7 Fuel Consumption Controversy: CEO Responds to Netizen Claims

Feb 13, 2024

On February 13th that a netizen claimed in a video that the fuel consumption of their Deep Blue S7 reached 24.77 liters per 100 kilometers during daily driving, and the actual pure electric endurance also had a big gap from the displayed endurance. In response, Deep Blue CEO Deng Chenghao said, “The content of the video is completely different from my own energy consumption experience, and I suggest clarifying.”

Deep Blue S7 Fuel Consumption Controversy: CEO Responds to Netizen Claims

Today, the legal department of Deep Blue Automobile once again responded in writing: 1. The online data of Deep Blue S7’s fuel consumption of 30L/100KM and 24.77L/100KM is not accurate. The vehicle in the video traveled a total of 151.5km from 13:36 on December 22 to 22:26 on December 31, consuming a total of 24.77 liters of fuel. 2. The vehicle’s travel trajectory in the video is unusual. From 13:36 on December 22 to 22:26 on December 31, it traveled 20 times, covering a total distance of 151.5km, with each trip being 7-8 kilometers. During this time, the vehicle was used for a total of 18.44 hours, with a travel time of 6.1 hours and a stationary time of 12.34 hours. 3. Although the video author has deleted the related video, it has caused damage to the Deep Blue brand. 4. Deep Blue reserves the right to take legal action against some organized and deliberate defamation by certain internet trolls, please behave yourselves! According to IT Home, the netizen spent 170,299 yuan (23680$) to purchase a Deep Blue S7 200Max Extended Range version in September 2023. On December 7, the owner found that the Deep Blue S7 could only travel fifty to sixty kilometers on a full charge during daily driving; on December 21, the owner found that the vehicle could only run for twenty-something kilometers on a full charge.

Deep Blue S7 Fuel Consumption Controversy: CEO Responds to Netizen Claims

If the problem is not resolved, the owner chooses to drive it as a gas car. However, the owner found that “the data of running out of a tank of gas is 20 liters per 100 kilometers, and the 45-liter tank ran over 200 kilometers, about 20 liters.” Subsequently, the data retrieved by the Deep Blue after-sales staff showed that the actual fuel consumption of the car was 24.77 liters per 100 kilometers. Related reading: “Deep Blue S7 car fuel consumption exceeds 24 liters per 100 kilometers? CEO Deng Chenghao responds”