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China — 9.4% Plugin Vehicle Share In Another Record Month

January 24th, 2021 | by Jose Pontes

While the overall Chinese auto market ended the year on a positive note (+12% YoY), plugins ended with a record month, growing by 50% YoY in in the last month of the year to a record 224,000 units, and this time it was plugin hybrids (PHEVs) that grew faster (+108%) than full electrics (+42%)


Xpeng Jumps Into Europe

December 23rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Xpeng, a Chinese "smart electric vehicle" startup, has just begun delivery of one of its vehicles, the G3 crossover SUV, in Europe — Norway for now. Is this a small story or the start of a massive flood of Xpeng electric vehicles across Europe and maybe even the United States


Xpeng G3 — $21,383 to $29,102 Hot Electric Crossover (in China)

August 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Xpeng is a young (very young) electric vehicle startup in China that is getting a lot more attention in the US now that it has gone public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). We've been covering the company for a couple of years — you can read an in-depth piece on the company here or look through the company's history (and my evolving impression of the company) here


Xpeng IPO Update — Aims To Raise $1.1 Billion

August 22nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

"Smart" electric vehicle startup Xpeng filed for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) a couple of weeks ago (the SEC filing is here), and I essentially broke the news while also diving into the company more than I think any other media site did. There's now an update on the filing — Xpeng is aiming to raise $1.1 billion


Xpeng Files For IPO On NYSE — Looking Through Xpeng’s History

August 7th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Xpeng, which I wrote an in-depth piece on just a couple of days ago, has just filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Its SEC Form F-1, filed today, is more than 200 pages long and we'll be diving into it to see what we can learn. But the short story is that Xpeng has filed for IPO to trade under the symbol "XPEV." In the meantime


Who Is Xpeng?

August 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Xpeng, or Xiaopeng Motors, was founded in 2014 — two years after the Tesla Model S came out — in Guangzhou, China. Without a doubt, it took the idea of "copying what Tesla did" to a potentially obsessive level (I'll come back to that later on)


Xpeng Motors Ready For IPO In USA

August 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Xpeng Motors, a popular electric vehicle startup in China that has unabashedly followed Tesla's lead, that used patents that Tesla opened up for anyone to use, and that designed and developed cars that clearly resemble Teslas (yet do have their own design language) is readying for an IPO in the United States


Xpeng In-House Autonomous Vehicle Technology Keeps Prices Down

December 21st, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

I recently met with Dr. Xinzhou Wu, Vice President of Autonomous Driving at Xpeng Motors, to learn more about the company’s autonomous vehicle (AV) bottom-up approach, part of its long-term strategic plan. Dr. Wu is in charge of overall strategy and technical planning of the business and team management for Xpeng's global autonomous driving R&D center in Silicon Valley, California


“Model 3 & The Disciples” — China EV Sales Report

December 21st, 2019 | by Jose Pontes

When you find yourself in times of trouble, Model 3 comes to thee Speaking words of wisdom, let it be. And in this hour of darkness, it is standing right in front of thee Speaking words of wisdom, let it be


Xpeng Motors Unveils The New Smart P7 At Guangzhou With A Bang

December 5th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

CleanTechnica was invited to the Guangzhou Auto Show by Xpeng Motors to see the official unveiling of its sleek P7. If you haven’t heard about the P7 yet, see our previous article on it. The electric vehicle (EV) is Xpeng’s second car and resoundingly focuses on an intelligent, smart platform. The car is chock full of goodies, and the interior feels spacious, roomy, and very comfortable


How Xpeng Designed Its Stunning P7 — CleanTechnica Exclusive

November 20th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

The first time I saw the Xpeng Motors P7 at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, I knew it would rank high on my list. I recently spoke with the designers of the electric vehicle (EV) to find out their motivation and inspiration for the car's design. What they told me was different and surprising. I was even more surprised by the way the conversation took a different direction than expected. I will be at the Guangzhou Auto Show in a few days to see the official unveiling and write more about it on CleanTechnica, but this piece covers that initial interview with the designers


Xpeng Announces $400 Million Series C Investment

November 14th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Xpeng Motors continues its strategic growth this week with the signing of a Series C capital funding round of $400 million from a group of strategic and institutional investors. At the same time, Xpeng announced that Xiaomi Corporation is joining as a strategic investor



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