Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup Xpeng Motors has received a license from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to produce whole vehicles, the company announced today.
As Chinese NEV companies grow muscle, their output also becomes more capable of rivaling Tesla, perhaps not comprehensively, but definitely on certain fronts.
Chinese EV-maker Xpeng Motors launched its new long-range intelligent EV sports sedan, the P7, the company’s second production model.
China has extended subsidies for new energy vehicles (NEV) for two more years but in gradually reduced amount.
Tesla is on track to topple BYD as the world's largest NEV manufacturer. To make things worse, now that Tesla has a factory in China, its low-end products are priced almost at the same level as BYD's high-end products.
Chinese EV-maker Xpeng Motors fully acquired another Guangdong-based EV maufacturer Foday through its subsidiary Zhaoqing New Energy Investment Company Ltd.
Xpeng Motors revealed that Xpeng P7 sports sedan received an import permit for research purposes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week.
He Xiaopeng, founder of Xpeng Motors, recently posted on Weibo his thoughts about the future of the electric vehicle industry, following Tesla’s 17% drop in share price earlier this week.
Electric vehicle startup Xpeng Motors ranked first among Chinese automakers in smart & connected car technology patents in 2019 with 335 patent applications.
Xiaoju Car Service, the one-stop car rental and care service platform backed by Didi Chuxing, had reached a cooperation agreement with EV manufacturer Xpeng.
Further investigation later revealed that the cause of the Xpeng G3 EV fire was likely an excess of charcoal and lighters found just near the wreckage.
Xpeng Motors announced on December 11 that they had entered a partnership with NIO Power to collaborate on battery charging services, to optimize the charging experience for customers.
Tesla seems to be kicking off the deliveries of the Made-in-China Model 3 ahead of schedule as transport trucks carrying the cars were seen leaving the automakers’s Shanghai Gigafactory.
On November 27, Xpeng Motors announced that they have signed a deal with Alipay to jointly develop in-car payment functions.
Chinese EV upstart Xpeng Motors announced on November 13 the signing of a Series C capital funding of $400 million from a group of strategic and institutional investors.