XPENG, a leading Chinese smart EV company, has revealed a series of technological milestones and industry accomplishments at its fifth annual Tech Day held in Guangzhou. One of the highlights of the event was the official unveiling of the XPENG X9, a starship-inspired, large 7-seater multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).
The X9 is slated for its showcase at Auto Guangzhou in November 2023.
The company also unveiled its new ADAS feature – AI Valet Driver.
Later, when selecting the same travel route, the driver can activate the ‘AI Valet Driver’ function to achieve advanced assisted driving for specific routes or scenarios in the cities.
He Xiaopeng, Chairman and CEO of XPENG, says: “The innovative advancements powering our industry-leading ADAS and new EV models help actualize the technological evolution shaping today’s EV industry. Our comprehensive, integrated full-stack, in-house R&D capabilities and robust mobility ecosystem continue to make XPENG a standout choice for consumers looking for EVs with cutting-edge technology at [accessible] price points. Domestic customer demand for EVs remains robust [and we continue to gain traction in European markets] as the global transition from traditional vehicles to EVs accelerates.”
XPENG is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, with main offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, San Diego and Amsterdam.
The company’s smart EVs are mainly manufactured at its plants in Zhaoqing and Guangzhou, Guangdong province.