According to news on January 10 from Niuchewang Niudage, Qichacha data site shows that recently, Zhaoqing Xpeng Intelligent Manufacturing Research Institute Co., Ltd. was established, the legal representative is Xia Heng, and the registered capital is 1 million yuan.
According to the public information, the company’s business scope includes: research and development of motors and their control systems;
Internet of things technology research and development;
Research and development of energy recovery systems;
Manufacturing of auto parts and accessories, etc.
Equity penetration shows that the company is indirectly wholly-owned by Guangzhou Chengxing Zhidong Automobile Technology Co., Ltd.
This is also the first research institute among the leading new-force car companies.
Generally speaking, the main purpose of the existence of the research institute is to improve the core competitiveness of the enterprise, complete the accumulation of its core technology and the development of future products, and maintain vitality in the long-term competition.
In the long run, it is important to build a R&D headquarters, integrate global resources, cultivate enterprise R&D talents, and provide long-term driving force. At present, first-tier manufacturers such as BYD, Geely, Great Wall, and FAW all have their own research institutes.