Xpeng stated it delivered 11,524 in July, an increase versus the identical time final 12 months, however slipping from June’s determine. Xpeng had the very best deliveries out of its closest rivals Nio and Li Auto in July. Xpeng stated it can start accepting reservations for its new G9 SUV in August 2022.
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Shares of Chinese language electrical automobile startups Nio, Xpeng and Li Auto jumped in pre-market commerce within the U.S. Monday after the businesses posted an increase in July automotive deliveries.
Nio stated it delivered 10,052 automobiles in July, up 26.7%% year-on-year, however down from June’s determine of virtually 13,000 deliveries.
Li Auto in the meantime stated it delivered 10,422 of its Li ONE sports activities utility automobile in July, up 21.3% year-over-year, but additionally slipping from June’s determine.
Xpeng delivered essentially the most out of the trio of rivals. The Guangzhou, China-based agency stated July deliveries totaled 11,524, up 40% year-on-year, but additionally falling from June’s determine.
Nio and Xpeng shares have been buying and selling just below 3% greater whereas Li Auto was hovering round 3.5% greater in pre-market commerce.
All three carmakers have been hit earlier this 12 months by a resurgence of Covid-19 in China that led to lockdowns in main cities and manufacturing hubs internationally’s second-largest economic system. Automakers are additionally coping with continued provide chain points, element shortages and rising materials costs.
Nio stated that the manufacturing of its ET7 and EC6 automobiles in July was “constrained” by the availability of casting components.
The corporate stated it “has been working intently with provide chain companions and expects to speed up automobile manufacturing within the following months of the third quarter of 2022.”
Xpeng and Li Auto didn’t point out any provide chain disruptions. Xpeng stated it plans to start accepting reservations for its new flagship G9 SUV in August, with an an official launch in September.
Li Auto stated that the 200,000th Li ONE rolled off the manufacturing line at its Changzhou manufacturing facility on Monday, marking a milestone for the corporate.