NIO Day 2022 Scheduled for December 24 in Hefei

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup NIO is set to hold a launch event in Hefei, where both of the company’s factories are located. NIO has scheduled its 2022 NIO Day event for December 24, confirming that the conference will happen in person after some were concerned it may be forced to go online-only due to […]

NIO Phone ‘On Par with Apple’ and Launching Within a Year, Says CEO

NIO founder, chairman, and CEO William Li said on Saturday that the electric vehicle (EV) maker is making good progress on its smartphone project and teased that the first model could launch within a year (via CnEVPost). Li said back in March that the company started looking into phone manufacturing after customers expressed interest in […]

NIO Celebrates 8th Anniversary and 270,000 Users Globally

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup NIO has been a key player in the country’s emerging EV industry in the past few years, and the company has just surpassed an important milestone. NIO reached its eighth anniversary on Friday, and the company says it has roughly 270,000 worldwide users, according to a report from CnEVPost. It’s […]

First NIO Battery Swap Station in Sweden Goes Online [VIDEO]

Chinese electric automaker NIO powered on its first battery swap station in Sweden last week, as shared in a post on the company’s LinkedIn and reported by CnEVPost. The battery swap station is in Varberg, located next to a highway running from Gothenburg to Malmö in the country’s southwest region. The opening event included a […]

NIO, Xpeng, Li Auto Sales Drop Due to COVID-19 Control Efforts in China

NIO, Xpeng Motors and Li Auto all saw their deliveries drop amidst COVID-19 prevention procedures in China, according to a report from the South China Morning Post. In addition to virus control measures straining supply chains and overall manufacturing, recent price cuts across the Tesla lineup also seemed to contribute to low sales for the […]

NIO Berlin 2022 Recap: Here’s What Was Announced

NIO on Friday held a launch event under the theme “A New Horizon” in Berlin to detail its expansion into European markets. The event kicked off with William Li, NIO’s founder, chairman, and CEO, taking the stage. Li announced that the Chinese automaker now has more than 250,384 customers across the globe. NIO delivered a […]

NIO Q3 2022 Deliveries Increase 29% Year-Over-Year

NIO on Saturday announced third-quarter deliveries of 31,607 electric vehicles (EVs), marking a 29.3% increase year-over-year and a new quarterly record for the Chinese automaker. The company delivered 10,878 vehicles in September alone. NIO’s September deliveries consisted of 7,729 premium smart electric SUVs — which included 1,895 ES7s — and 3,149 premium smart electric sedans […]

NIO European Launch Event Set for October 7 in Berlin

NIO announced plans to launch in markets beyond China, and now the automaker has set a date for an upcoming launch event in Europe. NIO plans to hold a European launch event on October 7, set to take place in Berlin, according to an announcement made on Wednesday reported by CnEVPost. The event is set […]

NIO Launches ‘Air’ AR Glasses to Watch Movies in Your Car

NIO on Monday officially launched the NIO Air augmented reality (AR) glasses for in-car entertainment — reports CnEVPost. The Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company partnered with AR tech brand Nreal to develop the product. Nreal last month debuted its own AR headset, the Nreal Air — which the NIO Air is derived from — in […]

NIO EV Launch in the U.S. Rumored for 2025, Claims Report

China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer NIO could be preparing to launch in U.S. markets mid-decade, as noted in a rumor surfacing this week. NIO may enter the U.S. market by 2025 and establish a battery swap station as soon as November, according to two people familiar with the matter in a report from Eletric Vehicles […]

NIO’s First Battery Swap Station Built with Shell Goes Live

After NIO and Shell announced plans for a partnership to build battery swap stations across China and Europe last year, the first one has become operational in China. NIO has built its first battery swap station constructed jointly with Shell, ahead of plans for a long-term partnership, according to CnEVPost. The NIO-Shell station was established […]

NIO, XPeng, Li Auto July Deliveries Drop, But Shares Still Jump

China’s auto market saw sales fall across the board in July, including electric vehicle (EV) startups including NIO, XPeng Motors and Li Auto. Deliveries for NIO, XPeng and Li dropped off in July along with much of the market, though the automakers also saw their shares rise, according to Barron’s. NIO delivered 10,052 deliveries in […]

NIO Wants to Make its Own Smartphone Like Apple

China-based automaker NIO is moving from building vehicles to also building phones, as detailed by the company’s founder in a recent statement. NIO is moving forward with its plans to build and develop phones, and it says it will release one phone edition each year, not unlike how Apple currently does it, according to a […]