XPENG turns heads with the X2 Flying Car and Limited Edition P7 Wing Sedan on the EVS35

  • Important representatives from XPENG and XPENG AEROHT spoke about the most important challenges and opportunities for the electric car industry at the EVS35 trade fair in Oslo.
  • XPENG reaffirms its desire to bring innovative products to the European market with a commitment to continuously develop smart mobility solutions for a more sustainable future.

OSLO, Norway, 20 June 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – XPENG, a leading electric car manufacturer, participates in the 35th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS35), which takes place in Oslo, Norway from 11-15. June. showcases its portfolio of incredible vehicles, including the limited XPENG P7 Wing sedan and XPENG X2 flying car. Key representatives from XPENG and XPENG AREOHT have already spoken virtually during the event’s plenary sessions, covering “Future of e-mobility” and “New trending mobility solutions for cities”, but also during a passionate roundtable discussion on connected and autonomous technologies.

The International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS) is the most established event of its kind in the world, making it the most important global event dealing with major topics in electric mobility. EVS35 brings together policy makers, mobility industry representatives, key members of the research community and NGOs to create an important space for networking and the exchange of scientific ideas and industrial information.

XPENG impresses with innovative mobility solutions
As one of the few Chinese electric car manufacturers entering Europe, XPENG proudly showcased an innovative EV portfolio at the event, including its stylish limited-edition P7 Wing sedan, G3i smart SUV and the flying car X2.

XPENG also offered participants the opportunity to test drive some of their vehicles on the EVS35 Ride & Drive, allowing drivers to take a closer look at the company’s in-car technology (including XPILOT advanced driving) and Xmart OS, the latest version of which has AI-based features .

A vision of the mobility of the future
Brian Gu, President and Vice President of XPENG, gave a virtual keynote as part of the “Future of e-mobility” plenary session, where he discussed the booming electricity market, growth in China, the key factors behind the adoption of electric cars and XPENG’s commitment to European customers.

“China is undoubtedly an exciting market that already has a penetration rate for New Energy Vehicle (NEV) of over 20%. Even in the highly competitive EV industry, XPENG stands out with a steady increase in supplies. Driven by the rapid innovation cycle “In the Chinese consumer market, we have established ourselves as a leading brand with proven R&D and production capabilities, which is why we are confident that we can continue to introduce cutting-edge technology to the European electricity market.”

conquer heaven
XPENG’s exploration of safe, efficient and CO2-neutral mobility solutions goes far beyond smart electric cars, demonstrated by the brand’s affiliation with XPENG AREOHT, Asia’s largest aerospace automaker. Zhao Deli, founder and chairman of XPENG AEROHT, spoke about the company’s progress in developing its next generation of flying cars, as well as future test flights in Europe. The flying X2 car has undergone flight tests and the next generation model is being developed with flying and driving characteristics. On the road it will be a smart and stylish EV, but able to easily switch to flight mode to deliver a whole We will publish its incremental R & D results before the end of this year. “

Mr. Deli also shared the company’s vision for the transportation of the future: “With the advancement of technology, we envisage flying cars becoming an accessible and universal mode of transportation. Without manual operation, these futuristic vehicles will completely transform the way people travel.”

Advanced connectivity is better for everyone
During EVS35, Claes Persson, CEO of XPENG Norway, participated in a panel discussion on connection and automation with members of the Norwegian EV Association (NEVA), the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and other experts. When asked how XPENG stands out from other brands, Mr. Persson that features such as smart cockpits with mobile connectivity give XPENG a unique advantage as they benefit a host of drivers with different needs. “From providing hands-free voice commands in our smart cabs to remote control of certain vehicle functions via the XPENG app, the whole experience is designed to delight drivers with interactive functions. And transparent.”

As a member of AVERE (European Association for Electromobility), XPENG is at the forefront of transport electrification in Europe. The brand’s participation in the EVS35 confirms its commitment to providing better driving experiences through innovative technology, while living up to the promise of working towards a more sustainable future for mobility.

About XPENG
XPENG is a leading technology company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets smart mobility solutions. We explore the diversity of mobility, including electric vehicles (EVs), electric vertical takeoff and landing craft (eVTOL) and robotics. We are focused on creating a future of mobility that uses thoughtful and empathetic intelligence to enhance the driving experience.

XPENG is committed to internal R&D, with almost 40% of our employees working in R&D-related areas, helping to develop our expanding product portfolio. The company has created a comprehensive advanced driver assistance system (XPILOT) as well as an intelligent operating system (Xmart OS) for an enhanced in-car experience. XPENG has also developed basic vehicle systems for improved driving characteristics, including powertrains and advanced electronic architecture.

XPENG is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, and has multi-regional offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Silicon Valley and San Diego. In 2021, the company established its European headquarters in Amsterdam together with other dedicated offices in Copenhagen, Munich, Oslo and Stockholm. XPENG’s electric cars are manufactured in a wholly owned factory located in Zhaoqing, China. To further expand our production capacity, two new smart EV production bases in Guangzhou and Wuhan are currently under construction.

For more information on XPENG and the availability of our products in specific regions, please visit our website: www.heyxpeng.com

About XPENG AEROHT
XPENG AEROHT was established by Zhao Deli in 2013. In 2020, Xiaopeng and XPENG Motors jointly invested and established XPENG AEROHT, which is dedicated to producing the safest intelligent electric flying car. XPENG AEROHT is headquartered in Guangzhou and has set up R & D centers for flying vehicles in Shenzhen, Shanghai, etc. and flight test bases in Guangzhou.

We have a team of highly trained R & D talents in many areas such as full avionics, flight testing, airworthiness, safety, structural mechanics, industrial design, embedded system, etc. We have experience in developing and testing unmanned flight systems. Today, we have almost 700 employees, of which more than 85% are R & D staff (more than half of them have a master’s or doctoral degree). By the end of 2022, our team will exceed 1,000 members.

XPENG AEROHT is the founder of the standards for the new Chinese flying car. We have implemented more than 15,000 test flights. In addition, the exquisite appearance of our products has won top awards in industrial design, such as Red Dot Award, IF Award and IDEA Design Award, etc.

In 2021, XPENG AEROHT raised over $ 500 million in Series A financing, the largest single-round financing in the low-flying automotive industry in Asia. That year, she was selected on the Global Unicorn list and won the title of Guangzhou Unicorn Enterprise. The valuation of XPENG AEROHT reached $ 1.5 billion.

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