Chinese leading smart electric vehicle maker XPeng Inc. provided its vehicle delivery results for April 2021.
XPeng delivered a total of 5,147Smart EVs in April 2021, representing a 285% increase year-over-year. The April deliveries consisted of 2,995 P7s, the company’s sports smart sedan, and 2,152 G3s, its smart compact SUV. As of April 30, 2021, year-to-date deliveries reached 18,487 units, representing a 413% increase year-over-year.
The company has expanded its product portfolio and started to deliver the P7 Wing edition and the lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery-powered G3 in April. Delivery of LFP battery powered P7 will start in May as planned.
XPeng’s third production vehicle, the LiDAR-equipped P5 sedan, was unveiled in April and has received robust feedback for its market leading and user-centric features. The company plans to launch the sales of P5 in the third quarter with deliveries in the fourth quarter 2021.
Also in April, the company formed a strategic partnership with Zhongsheng Group, a leading automobile dealership group in China, to further expand its sales and services network while strengthening after-sales service capabilities. Zhongsheng Group will be investing in and operating authorized XPeng branded dealership outlets to provide smart EV sales and services, first to be launched in tier-1 and high-potential cities in China within 2021.
As part of its long-term strategic roadmap to embrace the auto sector’s transformation, the company entered into a cooperation agreement in April with the City of Wuhan to build a new XPeng Motors Wuhan Smart EV Manufacturing Base in Wuhan with expected annual capacity of 100,000 units.