Xpeng, an electric vehicle manufacturer, will be attending eCar Expo in Stockholm from April 29 to May 1, 2022.
During the exhibition, the Company’s 5th generation flying car, Xpeng X2, will be revealed to the Swedish public. This is the first time that Xpeng X2 will be shown in Sweden.
Xpeng will also use the exhibition to showcase its first EV model for the Swedish market, Xpeng P5.
Attending eCar Expo is the next step in Xpeng’ plans to make waves in Europe.
Since establishing a presence in Sweden in November, 2021, the electric vehicle manufacturer has, among other things, opened an Xpeng Experience Store, entered into a commercial agreement with Bilia, and announced Xpeng P5 as its first model in Sweden.
Flying cars have long been used to describe what the future may hold. Xpeng AEROHT is the largest flying car company in Asia and also an affiliate of Xpeng dedicated to producing the safest electric intelligent flying car for private use.
At eCar Expo, Friends Arena in Stockholm, Xpeng will display Xpeng X2 for the first time at an exhibition in Europe.
Elvis Cheng, managing director of Nordic Region, Xpeng, says: “Innovation and development in mobility are progressing rapidly.
“Ten years ago, the mass adoption of electric cars would have seemed a far-fetched idea, but today, we’re working on producing commercially viable flying cars. If no one builds the future, it is still difficult to imagine.
“At Xpeng, we have long worked with an intelligent electric flying car – and we are very happy to finally be able to show the X2 in Sweden and Europe.”
He Xiaopeng, chairman of Xpeng, says: “The X2 is a two-seater eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) flying car.
“It is equipped with an intelligent flight control system and autonomous flight capability. The X2, as the fifth generation flying car of the company, is the latest generation of flying car developed independently by Xpeng Aeroht.
“But more excited product is the sixth generation flying car, which can travel on a road and fly in the sky. It can easily switch modes from drive to flight. It will go into mass production and delivery to customers in 2024.”
Zhao Deli, founder and president of Xpeng Aeroht, says: “As one of our strategic markets, we are willing to ensure Europe is aware of our latest developments and products. We’re looking forward to carrying out our first test flight in Europe very shortly.”
That Sweden is one of the world’s most innovative countries, according to the Global Innovation Index, makes it interesting for Xpeng AEROHT to explore the possibility of testing Xpeng X2 at Skellefteå Airport.
Henrik Littorin, project director ELIS program at Skellefteå airport, says: “Initiatives like these are needed. The innovative spirit in which Xpeng developed the X2 goes hand in hand with our idea of the future.
“If all goes well, we hope that Skellefteå Airport will be a gateway for flying electric cars. Not only in Sweden, but in the whole world.”
In addition to the unveiling of Xpeng X2, both electric sedans, Xpeng P5 and Xpeng P7, will be on display at eCar Expo, Friends Arena in Stockholm.
Xpeng P5 uses an Advanced Driver Assistance System, XPilot 2.5, and the in-car operating system Xmart OS. Both systems can be improved with over-the-air updates over time.
XPilot 2.5 uses 5 high-resolution millimeter-wave radars, 12 ultrasonic wave sensors, 4 driving cameras, and 9 high-definition cameras to support the XPilot Driving, XPilot Parking, and XPilot Safety features.
The expected starting price for Xpeng P5 is SEK 550,000 ($56,000).