Xiaomi says sales of its new EV have been 3-5 times higher than expected

By Thomson Reuters Apr 18, 2024 | 4:50 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Xiaomi said on Thursday that sales of its sporty electric vehicle have been 3-5 times higher than expected, and it had started deliveries of the SU7 – short for Speed Ultra 7 – 12 days earlier than previously announced.

The comments were made by the company’s founder and CEO Lei Jun at a livestreamed event at Xiaomi’s Beijing car delivery centre.

(Reporting by Qiaoyi Li and Brenda Goh; Editing by Jan Harvey)