Swedish enthusiasts of the Chinese EV maker Xpeng, shared on Reddit photos of the new showroom in Sweden, the second European Market after entering Norway in late 2020 with the SUV G3 Model. Located in the Westfield Mall of Scandinavia (Stockholm), the new showroom is part of the automaker plans to enter Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands during this year extending its European presence up to 4 countries.
According to the announcement, the showroom is expected to open during the Q1 2022, which indicates that the first deliveries to the Swedish customers may be scheduled to start during Q2/Q3 2022. Nordic region manager Elvis Cheng said that “there’s no better place to reach many people in the country.” The company will provide test drives of models at the location.Westfield Mall of Scandinavia is a shopping mall located in Solna in Stockholm, Sweden. It was inaugurated on November 12, 2015, and is the second largest mall in the Nordic countries with 224 stores.
As a company that focuses on global opportunities, we want to be balanced with our contribution of delivery — half from China, half from outside China — in the long run.Gu, Xpeng’s President
The first Xpeng Motors retail outlet in the Netherlands will be an Xpeng Experience Centre boutique showroom. The Dutch publication Autoweek said the company would open it in or around Amsterdam and launch the P7 as the first model.
Xpeng sold a total of 62 vehicles in Norway during January 2022 — 45 G3 Model and 17 P7 Model. Last October, the Chinese automaker introduced its large electric sedan P7 to the Norwegian market, after the electric SUV G3 has already been delivered there since late 2020. XPeng delivered a total of 12,922 Smart EVs in January 2022, representing a 115% increase year-over-year, exceeding the monthly delivery benchmark of 10,000 units for the fifth consecutive month.
Deliveries in January 2022 consisted of 6,707 P7 smart sports sedans, representing an 81% increase year-over-year. 4,029 P5 smart family sedans were delivered in January, bringing total deliveries to over 11,000 since its launch in September 2021. 2,186 G3 and G3i smart compact SUVs were delivered in January. As of January 31, 2022, the Company’s cumulative Smart EV deliveries surpassed 150,000.
In early December, many job posts were published by Xpeng on LinkedIn, specially for Sweden and Netherlands confirming the expansion for this year.
XPeng is carrying out a technology upgrade at its Zhaoqing plant, taking advantage of the scheduled production downtime over the Chinese New Year Holiday starting at the end of January to early February. The upgrade will enable accelerated delivery of the significant order backlog carried over from 2021 as well as allow us to better serve the increasing demand in the new year.
XPeng continues to rapidly expand its network in China. XPeng provided fast and reliable charging services to customers at 813 branded supercharging stations across 333 Chinese cities since 17 January 2022.