Xpeng

Xpeng or Xiaopeng Motors, also known as XMotors.ai, is a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer. The company is headquartered in Guangzhou, with offices in Mountain View, California in the US. Xpeng was co-founded in 2014 by Henry Xia (Xia Heng) and He Tao, former senior executives at GAC Group with expertise in automotive technology and R&D. In May 2019, Xpeng launched its own peer-to-peer ridesharing service, serving Guangzhou with its own vehicles. In November 2019, Xpeng raised $400 million in a third fundraising round, which sees Xiaomi joins as a strategic investor of Xpeng.

Chinese electric car start-up Xpeng shows off new flying vehicle

With eight propellers and a capsule-like frame, the vehicle resembles a human-carrying drone more than a flying car.

Chinese EV startup Xpeng Motors raises $1.5 billion in US public market debut

Chinese electric vehicle startup Xpeng Inc. raised $1.5 billion through an initial public offering in the U.S. as investor interest in EVs and clean energy outstripped concerns over escalating tensions between the U.S. and China.

Chinese EV maker Xpeng starts shipping its hotly anticipated Tesla Model 3 rival

Chinese EV maker, Xpeng, will start delivering its cheaper and rangier rival to Tesla‘s Model 3, the P7.
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Tesla doubles down on claim Chinese EV startup stole its Autopilot source code

Last year Tesla initiated a lawsuit against a former Autopilot engineer who quit to join Chinese startup Xpeng.

Xpeng EVs To Use NVIDIA Platform For Drive Automation

Xpeng P7 and the following next-generation production EV will be equipped with NVIDIA's AI computer platform.

Xpeng P7 gets test permits for US roads

Xpeng has secured a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) permit to test-drive its new P7 EV. Does this mean the company is getting closer to the US market?

Tesla-inspired EV maker Xpeng secures $400 million investment

Xpeng is one of the most controversial EV startups, and yet it’s one of the most successful. The openly Tesla-inspired EV maker announced that it secured a $400 million investment.