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Top stories of XPENG in 2023

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Gasgoo conducted a year-end review of key automobile makers, offering you a retrospective on the noteworthy events that unfolded for XPeng in 2023.

In the past year, XPENG has undergone several organizational restructuring efforts, consistently clarifying product positioning and pricing, and has successfully completed a significant collaboration with Volkswagen.

After a series of transformations, XPeng finally secured a reassuring report card in late 2023: In November 2023, XPeng delivered a total of 20,041 new cars, a year-on-year increase of 245%, marking the second consecutive month with deliveries surpassing 20,000 units and achieving a new monthly delivery record.

In terms of revenue, XPeng recorded a revenue of 8.53 billion yuan in the third quarter of 2023, a year-on-year increase of 25.0% and a month-on-month increase of 68.5%.

Gasgoo conducted a year-end review of key automobile makers, offering you a retrospective on the noteworthy events that unfolded for XPeng in 2023.

XPeng begins public testing of HD map-free XNGP in another 27 cities

On December 14, XPeng announced the initiation of the second phase of public testing for its HD map-free XNGP intelligent driving functions across another 27 cities in China.

XPeng updates new progress of collaboration with Volkwagen Group

On the evening of December 6, XPeng announced the successful completion of all prerequisites outlined in the share purchase agreement with Volkswagen Group, marking the finalization of the investment according to the terms and conditions of the agreement.

XPeng X9 MPV starts at 388,000 yuan in presale

The Auto Guangzhou 2023 kicked off in mid-Nov., marking the official debut of XPeng's latest innovation, the X9, a mid-to-large-sized all-electric MPV, which is priced at 388,000 yuan in presale.

XPeng completes initial closing of DiDi's intelligent vehicle assets

XPeng announced on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that the initial closing of the acquisition of DiDi's intelligent electric vehicle project assets occurred on November 13, 2023.

Highlights of XPeng's 2023 TECH DAY

On October 24, XPeng held its 2023 TECH DAY, showcasing its latest progress in multiple fields like intelligent driving, intelligent cockpit, electric drive system, electrical/electronic architecture (E/EA), intelligent manufacturing, flying cars, and robotics.

XPeng to get full ownership of robot developer Dogotix

XPeng Inc. recently informed that on September 29, 2023, the Sellers, the Purchaser, and Dogotix entered into the Share Purchase Agreements, under which the Sellers agreed to selling, and the Purchaser agreed to acquiring, the Sale Shares, which constitute approximately 74.82% of Dogotix's total issued shares as at the date of this announcement, for a total consideration of roughly USD98.96 million.

2024 XPeng P5 hits market, starting at 156,900 yuan

On September 25, just one week after the debut of the 2024 XPeng G9, XPeng put another new product, the 2024 XPeng P5, onto the market.

The new XPeng P5 comes with two trim levels with prices ranging from 156,900 yuan to 174,900 yuan. Customers who purchase this vehicle can enjoy significant benefits, including an 8,000 yuan discount on the vehicle price or a 24-month interest-free installment plan (choose one from the two option), as well as a 3,000 yuan optional equipment fund and other exclusive purchasing incentives.

2024 XPeng G9 SUV hits market, starting at 262,900 yuan

XPeng officially put its 2024 G9 pure electric SUV onto the market on September 20, offering five different variants at prices ranging from 262,900 yuan to 309,900 yuan.

XPENG AEROHT inaugurates flying car comprehensive ground testing center

On September 16, XPENG AEROHT, an urban air mobility (UAM) company affiliated with XPeng Inc., celebrated the inauguration of its comprehensive ground testing center for flying cars, according to a post on the company's WeChat account.

XPeng showcases international versions of P7i, G9 models at IAA MOBILITY 2023

At the IAA MOBILITY 2023 that kicked off this week, XPeng made its debut on the global stage with the international versions of the P7i and G9 models. This prestigious international auto exhibition serves as the platform for XPeng to announce its plan to enter into the German market in 2024, alongside an extensive global expansion strategy.

XPeng completes deployment of super-fast charging network in 100 cities

On August 30, with the inauguration of its S4 ultra-fast charging station in Zhangzhou city, Fujian province, XPeng has accomplished a comprehensive deployment of its super-fast charging network across 100 cities, lifting the cumulative volume of the station in this kind to 233, according to a post on the company's WeChat account.

XPeng teams up with DiDi to accelerate smart EV adoption

XPeng and global ride-share giant DiDi jointly announced today a strategic partnership aimed at maximizing their respective strengths to propel the mass adoption of smart electric vehicles and related technologies.

Volkswagen Group aims to enrich EV lineup in China through partnerships with XPeng, SAIC Motor

Volkswagen Group is reinforcing its position in the Chinese automotive market and advancing its electrification strategy in China through collaborations between the Volkswagen brand and Chinese electric vehicle maker XPeng, and between Audi and SAIC Motor.

XPeng launches intelligent multi-scenario cockpit feature

XPeng announced the official launch of its intelligent multi-scenario cockpit feature on July 17. The feature is now available on the XPeng G6 and G9 models.

XPeng joins hands with Freesbe for global expansion to Israeli market

XPeng, a prominent smart electric vehicle (EV) company, announced earlier this week its strategic partnership with Freesbe for the Israeli market. Freesbe will play a crucial role in developing XPeng's sales and service network throughout Israel.

XPeng rolls out enhanced NGP functions for G9, P7i lineups

On July 6, XPeng officially released a new version of its Over-The-Air (OTA) update, Xmart OS 4.3.0, for the entire G9 and P7i lineup.

XPeng G6 model hits market, starting at 209,900 yuan

On June 29, XPeng officially put its G6 strategic model onto the market with a starting price of 209,900 yuan.

The XPeng G6 comes with five trim levels: the 700 4WD High-performance Max priced at 276,900 yuan; the 755 Super-long Range Max priced at 254,900 yuan; the 755 Super-long Range Pro priced at 234,900 yuan; the 580 Long Range Max priced at 229,900 yuan; and the 580 Long Range Pro priced at 209,900 yuan.

Midea's auto parts arm Welling Auto Parts forms strategic partnership with XPeng

On June 20, Welling Auto Parts (Welling), the automotive components division of Midea Group's industrial technology branch, officially announced its strategic cooperation agreement with XPeng.

XPeng launches urban NGP ADAS function in Beijing

On June 15, XPeng officially launched its high-level intelligent Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), urban NGP function, in the city of Beijing.

First mass-produced XPeng G6 rolls off line

The first mass-produced vehicle of the XPeng G6, which made its debut at the Auto Shanghai 2023, has already rolled off the production line, along with another piece of news that the company has scrapped the "Black Knight" edition, according to a local media outlet.

XPeng G9 greenlighted for passenger-carrying ICV road test in Guangzhou

XPeng, has been granted a license for intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) road testing in Guangzhou for its G9 model. The license allows the testing to take place on all general testing roads in the city.

Siemens China, XPeng to jointly build flexible smart production system for NEVs

Siemens China inked a strategic partnership agreement with Chinese new energy vehicle startup XPeng on April 18 to jointly build a flexible intelligent production system for new energy vehicles (NEVs).

XPeng launches SEPA 2.0 all-domain intelligence evolution architecture

On April 16, XPeng launched its SEPA 2.0 all-domain intelligence evolution architecture, which is said to be the final technology before realizing fully unmanned autonomous driving.

XPeng's urban NGP function goes online in Shenzhen on P5 sedans

XPeng pushed its seventh Over-the-Air (OTA) software upgrade for its P5 sedan on March 16, which included the official launch of the urban NGP function.

XPeng P7i hits market with starting price of 249,900 yuan

On March 10, XPeng put the XPeng P7i, an upgraded version of the XPeng P7 sedan, onto the market. Coming with four trim levels, the new model features a price range of 249,900 yuan ($35,900) to 339,900 yuan ($48,810).

XPeng starts production at car manufacturing plant in Guangzhou city

XPeng's intelligent manufacturing plant in Guangzhou city, the capital of China's Guangdong province, recently started operation, according to a press release issued on Feb. 20 by Guangzhou GET Investment Holdings Co., Ltd., who is responsible for the construction works.

Former GWM's executive Wang Fengying joins XPeng as president

On January 30, XPeng announced that the renowned veteran in China's automotive industry, Ms. Wang Fengying, joined the startup as its president.

XPeng announces price drop on most EV models

On January 17, XPeng, issued an official price drop on its entire product lineup, except for the G9, with a discount of up to 36,000 yuan ($5,310).

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