Xpeng, NIO, Li Auto post lacklustre EV deliveries for February as Lunar New Year holiday disrupted sales and production

China’s three biggest makers of smart electric vehicles (EVs) reported lacklustre deliveries for February as the Lunar New Year holiday disrupted sales and production. Analysts predict sales will rebound sharply in March when the carmakers’ operations and consumer sentiment ...

EV Maker XPeng Is Boosting Its Presence in Europe

Tesla competitor expands to two more countries in northern Europe, but could it make it stateside?

XPeng Continues European Expansion With Retail Deals In Holland And Sweden

XPeng is expanding its presence throughout Europe that will see it open a number of new stores. The Chinese car startup has first reached a strategic agency retail collaboration agreement with Emil Frey Nederland NV in the Netherlands that will ...

Brand overview: Xpeng 

Japan in the 1970s and ’80s. South Korea in the 2000s and 2010s. Asian countries and carmakers such as Toyota and Hyundai, amongst myriad others, have repeatedly proven they have what it takes to compete and win against the best ...

Xpeng announces sales partnerships in Europe

The expansion into other European countries announced by the Chinese electric car manufacturer Xpeng is becoming concrete with the conclusion of sales and service partnerships in the Netherlands and Sweden. The sales partnerships are soon to be followed by ...

China's Xpeng expands into Sweden and Netherlands

SHANGHAI: Chinese electric car maker Xpeng said on Thursday it was expanding further to Europe, taking aim at the Swedish and Dutch markets. Until now the only overseas foray for Xpeng, which makes the P7 and P5 sedans as ...

We Chat With Xpeng President and Vice Chairman Brian Gu

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Year of the Tiger: Tesla’s lead in China’s EV market is whittled away by NIO, Xpeng, Li Auto and other home-grown brands

Tesla’s dominance in the world’s largest electric car market may come increasingly under pressure in the Year of the Tiger, as China’s home-grown brands develop new models to pick up the slack left by Elon Musk’s company. To get ...

Chinese electric car maker Xpeng delivers first cars to Europe

An electric vehicle maker in China has delivered its first vehicles to Norway ahead of a planned expansion into the rest of Europe. One hundred Xpeng G3 crossovers have been delivered to customers across 28 cities and towns in the ...

Chinese EV start-up Xpeng Motors gets £1.5-billion line of credit

One of China's leading smart electric vehicle start-up companies has received a whopping £1.5-billion line of credit from five major Chinese banks. Xpeng Motors, headquartered in Guangzhou, China and with offices in Silicon Valley, USA, specialises in the design, ...

XPeng EV Sales More Than Doubled In January 2022 To Almost 13,000

The company is now upgrading its plant to increase the production rate.

January sales surge at Chinese EV marques Xpeng, Li Auto and NIO in pursuit of Tesla

China’s leading electric vehicle (EV) makers recorded significant surges in sales in January, as they seek to close the gap with US rival Tesla, which said it would not release new models in 2022. Xpeng and Li Auto on ...

China’s Xpeng unveils car with longer range than Tesla’s Model 3

GUANGZHOU: Xpeng Motors unveiled an electric car that will compete against Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 in China by offering a longer range and cheaper price. The P7 sedan, Guangzhou-based Xpeng’s second vehicle, will have a maximum range of 706km ...

Alibaba-backed EV maker Xpeng raises US$500 million

BEIJING/HONG KONG: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Monday it has raised around US$500 million in its latest funding round. As enthusiasm builds for more climate-friendly vehicles, shares of EV ...

China’s XPeng to recall majority of G3 SUVs on power issue

BEIJING: XPeng Inc. will recall 13,399 G3 electric sports utility vehicles due to an inverter issue that may cause loss of power and pose a safety risk, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said today. The recall of the ...

Robot cars from XPeng set record for longest driverless distance

BEIJING: Tesla competitor XPeng has completed a record-breaking road trip along China’s east coast with its autonomous cars in a bid to show how robot systems perform in the real world. The Chinese start-up used a fleet of its ...

Xpeng could consider acquisitions to expand capacity

DETROIT: Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng Inc would consider acquiring less successful rivals to expand production capacity in the future, company president Brian Gu told reporters during a conference call. Xpeng is building two new factories in China. At ...

Xpeng unveils plan to go beyond cars with AI, flying car, robot

GUANGZHOU: Chinese electric vehicle startup Xpeng Inc. unveiled details of new products and features including an assisted driving system, a faster charging infrastructure and a flying car as it signaled its intent to expand from its auto-manufacturing roots. The ...

XPeng car will be taking to the roads - and the skies - in 2024

BEIJING: Chinese electric car maker XPeng has unveiled its first prototype of a flying vehicle, intended to go to retail as early as 2024. The manufacturer also promises a price set to defy all competitors: no more than US$157,000 ...

Xpeng to reduce CATL reliance as battery shortage persists: report

Xpeng Motors plans to reduce its heavy reliance on CATL by sourcing batteries from a smaller manufacturer, as automakers face an industry-wide electric vehicle battery shortage, Chinese media outlet LatePost reported Friday citing people familiar with the matter. The ...

XPeng P7 fleet set record for longest real highway autonomous driving in China

XPeng Inc., a Chinese manufacturer of electric vehicles, has set a record for China’s longest real highway autonomous driving by a mass-produced vehicle. Its fleet of P7 sedans travelled over 3,600 kms from Guangzhou to Beijing, of which 2,930 ...

As Tesla puts off new launches, Chinese trio NIO, Xpeng and Li Auto get a chance to close gap with US rival

Chinese smart electric vehicle makers have a chance to catch up with Tesla on the mainland with their ramped up car development plans, after the US carmaker said it does not plan to introduce new models this year, according ...

NIO, Xpeng Supplier Planning Massive Giga Press W/ Tesla Supplier

If everything plays out as planned, Chinese EV makers could cast vehicles in one single piece.

Xpeng G9, a technological 100% electric SUV that points beyond China

Xpeng Motors has presented its new 100% electric vehicle in society. A technological SUV that is called to play a leading role beyond China. The Xpeng G9 has been designed with the aim of being marketed in international markets. ...

Electric-car maker XPeng set for big listing

Electric-vehicle maker XPeng Inc. is poised to raise about HK$14 billion ($1.8 billion) in its Hong Kong listing, people with knowledge of the matter said, putting it on track to be the first Chinese EV producer to finish a ...

Xpeng – The Chinese electric car company to keep your eye on

Xiaopeng Motors, known as Xpeng, is a Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company that was founded as a research and development firm in 2014. In September 2021, it sold just over 10,400 electric G3 EV SUVs in China. The company ...

Chinese part supplier orders super die-casting machines from Tesla partner, could NIO and Xpeng adopt one-piece manufacturing?

Guangdong Hongtu Technology (GHT), a part supplier to Chinese EV automakers like NIO and XPeng, announced it will begin developing a 12,000-ton die-casting unit with the help of Tesla supplier LK Technology. Recent responses from representatives at NIO and ...

Like the Tesla stock rally? With Stock Connect, Chinese investors may get a shot at 51 per cent upside in challengers Xpeng and Li Auto

Mainland Chinese investors enamoured by Tesla’s 50 per cent rally in 2021 may soon get a shot at buying Xpeng and Li Auto, two of the closest challengers to the world’s leading electric-vehicle (EV) maker, in their own backyard. ...

Xpeng Motors Files For Market Listing on The New York Stock Exchange

China’s Xpeng Motors has officially filed for its shares to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). It will become the third Chinese EV manufacturer to float in the U.S. after Li Auto Inc. and NIO. Bank ...

XPeng Inc. Announces Plans For New Smart EV Manufacturing Base in Guangzhou

XPeng Inc., a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, has announced plans to construct a new Smart EV manufacturing base in the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone. According to the terms of the Cooperation Agreement, the local government ...

XPeng Celebrates Hitting Production Target of 10,000 P7 Smart EV Sedans

China’s XPeng has completed its 10,000th P7 production target earlier than expected. The 10,000th P7 rolled off the production line from Xpeng’s self-built, wholly-owned factory in Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province on Oct 20th. The Zhaoqing plant, birthplace of the P7, was ...

China’s Xpeng Announces Next-gen Autonomous Driving Architecture; Adopts Lidar

At Auto Guangzhou 2020, Xpeng Inc., a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, has announced it’s significantly upgraded its autonomous driving software and hardware systems for the 2021 production models. The company says it’s become the first car manufacturer ...

China’s Xpeng Delivers G3 Smart Electric SUVs to First Customers in Norway

Xpeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV) has started delivery of its smart EVs to customers in Norway. 100 Xpeng G3 smart electric SUVs are being handed over to their new owners across 28 cities and towns in Norway; the northernmost of ...

XPeng Unveils Third Production Model with Class-Leading Autonomous Driving Software

XPeng has revealed its third production model, the XPeng P5, the world’s first production smart EV equipped with automotive-grade LiDAR technology. The P5 will bring Navigation Guided Pilot (NGP) capabilities to city roads for the first time in a ...

XPeng Sets New Record for Autonomous Driving

Leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company XPeng has launched an autonomous driving expedition with its fleet of XPeng P7s, covering a total distance of 3,675 km across six provinces and 10 cities in China, starting from Guangzhou, to Shantou, Quanzhou, ...

XPeng Inc. to Build New Smart EV Manufacturing Base in the Chinese City of Wuhan

XPeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle (Smart EV) company, has entered into a cooperation agreement with the City of Wuhan to build a new XPeng Motors Wuhan Smart EV Manufacturing Base. The new facility will cover ...

XPeng Releases New Automated Valet Parking Assist Function in Latest OTA Upgrade

XPeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company, has released its Xmart OS 2.6.0 through an over-the-air (OTA) upgrade, with the Valet Parking Assist (VPA) beta version to P7 customers in China. The upgrade also offers 10 ...

China’s XPeng Inc. Launches Pure Electric G3i Smart SUV

XPeng Inc. (NYSE: XPEV), a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle, has launched the G3i smart SUV, the mid-phase facelift version of the G3 in China, with delivery starting in September, 2021. Featuring a new fascia exterior design, XPeng says the ...

XPeng Launches New P5 Smart Family Sedan Featuring Auto-Grade LiDAR Technology

China’s XPeng Motors Inc. (NYSE: XPEV and HKEX: 9868), has officially launched its third all-electric production model, the XPeng P5 smart family sedan. P5 is the world’s first production vehicle to implement auto-grade LiDAR technology. Xpeng says its LiDAR technology ...

XPeng-Backed HT Aero Unveils Flying Vehicle City Usage Scenarios

HT Aero, a Chinese urban air mobility (UAM) company in which XPeng Inc. is an investor, has unveiled future urban usage scenarios for its fifth-generation flying vehicle XPeng X2 (‘X2’), including autonomous flight take-off and landing for specific city ...

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