LI Auto reports 10,422 vehicles delivered in July, 20% less than in June

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The PHEV maker Li Auto announced Monday that delivered 10,422 Li ONEs in July 2022, up 21.3% year over year with the cumulative deliveries of the Li ONE model reaching 194,913 units.

In June, the automaker had delivered 13,024 vehicles (19.97% more than in July) and a total of 28,687 in the second quarter of the year.

“Today, the 200,000th Li ONE rolled off the production line at our Changzhou manufacturing base. It took us just 986 days to reach the production milestone of 200,000 Li ONEs, once again setting a record speed among China’s emerging NEV manufacturers following our historic speed in reaching the 100,000-unit mark. Li ONE is also the first domestic branded premium model priced above RMB300,000 in China to achieve this production milestone”.

“[…] Our second model, Li L9, a flagship smart SUV for families, has received positive feedback from our users since its launch on June 21. It has accumulated over 50,000 orders, among which non-refundable orders confirmed for the model exceeded 30,000. We welcome everyone to visit our retail stores to test drive our Li L9 and enjoy the flagship driving experience empowered by our self-developed range extension and chassis systems, as well as our self-developed autonomous driving system, Li AD Max,” commented Yanan Shen, co-founder and president of Li Auto.

As of July 31, 2022, the Company had 259 retail stores in 118 cities, as well as 311 servicing centers and Li Auto-authorized body and paint shops operating in 226 cities, the automaker said.

Last week, the Chinese charging service provider NaaS Technology announced a partnership with LI Auto enabling drivers to use in-vehicle maps/ App to locate partner charging stations. The service is scheduled to become available before the end of the third quarter.

Last year, NaaS delivered 55 million charges in 290,000 charging piles spread over 288 cities accounting for 18% of the Chinese public charging marketThe company went public on June 13 becoming.

“Being digital and intelligent makes it possible to quickly improve the charging experience for EV drivers,” says Liang Xing, Vice President of Operations, NaaS. “NaaS empowers its partners with strong digital capabilities and a comprehensive network, in order to build the charging service ecosystem of the future, and allowing the entire industry value chain to run more efficiently, while creating a more convenient and better EV charging experience for drivers.”

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