Chinese Tesla rival Xpeng expands production capacity at key plant

A Xpeng P7 electrical auto is on show during the 18th Guangzhou Worldwide Automobile Exhibition at China Import and Export Honest Complex on November 20, 2020 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China.

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GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese electric powered carmaker Xpeng is doubling the creation potential at just one of its essential crops as levels of competition heats up.

Xpeng stated it will maximize the planned generation capability of its Zhaoqing manufacturing website from 100,000 automobiles a calendar year to 200,000. The Zhaoqing plant opened final yr, and is positioned in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong.

Xpeng has appeared to increase generation ability by constructing its possess factories. Previously this 12 months, Xpeng introduced a cooperation with the metropolis of Wuhan to establish a new producing base there.