Shares of Chinese electric-vehicle maker Xpeng (NYSE:XPEV) were trading greater on Monday after the business made a technology that is major and unveiled a new limited-run model at an automobile show in Guangzhou, Asia.
As of 10:45 a.m. EST today, Xpeng’s shares had been up about 13.1% from Friday’s closing price.
In a presentation at automobile Guangzhou 2020, a significant local car show, Xpeng stated so it has upgraded its advanced driver-assist systems for the 2021 manufacturing models to incorporate lidar sensors for the time that is first.
The sensors are section of what Xpeng is calling its “next-generation autonomous driving architecture,” a total system that includes cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensors, this new lidar units, as well as an automotive-grade computer that is high-performance.
CEO He Xiaopeng stated that their business will be the automaker that is first offer lidar sensors in a production model. The lidar-enhanced architecture will enable hands-free driving in lower-speed urban situations also while Xpeng, like some other automakers, currently provides a hands-free highway-driving system.
Xpeng also revealed a limited-edition form of its p7 sedan that is electric with Lamborghini-style “wing” doors. The P7 Wing, since it’s called, will be obtainable in both superior and super-long-range trims for a time that is limited.
Xpeng’s sales momentum looks prone to carry on for a time longer. The business said on Nov. 12 that car investors should expect it to supply about 10,000 automobiles within the quarter that is fourth generating revenue around 2.2 billion yuan ($334 million). Both could be sequential increases: Xpeng produced revenue of $293.1 million into the quarter that is 3rd deliveries of 8,578 automobiles. Shares of Chinese electric-vehicle maker Xpeng rise 33% today.