Building on its growth momentum from the latter half of 2020, China’s electric vehicle (EV) startups opened the new year with strong increases in delivery numbers.
Nio (NYSE: NIO), for example, delivered 7,225 vehicles in January, 4.5 times more than the 1,598 in the same month of 2020, marking the sixth straight month of record-high numbers, the company announced on Monday.
Following Nio, rivals Xpeng (NYSE: XPEV) and Li Auto (NASDAQ: LI) respectively reported 6,015 and 5,379 deliveries for January, 470% and 355.8% higher year-on-year, also new all-time bests for both EV makers.
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