GUANGZHOU, China– Nio and Xpeng shipment dropped in August as the chip lack and supply chain restrictions struck the Chinese electrical car makers.
Li Auto was the only business out of the 3 to sign up month-on-month development.
Nio provided 5,880 cars in August, below 7,931 vehicles inJuly The business likewise cut its third-quarter shipment projection on Wednesday from in between 23,000 to 25,000 cars to in between 22,500 to 23,500 systems. Nio blamed the “uncertainty and volatility of semiconductor supply” as the international chip lack continues.
Nio stated, nevertheless, brand-new orders reached an all-time high inAugust The business’s shares closed 0.59% lower in the U.S. on Wednesday.
Xpeng stated it provided 7,214 cars in August, below 8,040 inJuly Xpeng’s Hong Kong- noted shares fell 5% in Thursday trade.
During the month, the business started to shift production for its G3 sports energy car to the G3i, an upgraded variation of the vehicle, at its factory in Zhaoqing, south China.
“As a result, some planned deliveries of the G3 were affected in August. The Company expects to start deliveries of the G3i to start in September,” Xpeng stated.
In an incomes call last month, Xpeng CEO He Xiaopeng stated that supply chain obstacles like the semiconductor lack stay the “biggest production hurdle” for the business.
The CEO likewise stated he anticipates regular monthly shipment volume might reach 15,000 in the 4th quarter, which would be more than double August’s number.
Meanwhile, Li Auto stated in August it provided 9,433 systems of its Li ONE vehicle, the only design it has on the marketplace. That’s up 9.8% from July.
The Hong Kong- noted shares of Li Auto were down 2% in afternoon trade on Thursday.
As ofAug 31, Nio had actually provided 55,767 vehicles, Xpeng had actually provided 45,992 cars, and Li Auto had actually provided 48,176 systems.
The international chip lack continues to strike car manufacturers. Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated that the business would be postponing shipments of its brand-new Roadster up until 2023.