Today, electric car startup NextEV launched a new brand ‘NIO’ and its first electric car ‘NIO EP9’ at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The company is claiming that the ‘NIO EP9’ is the “fastest electric car in the world” after releasing lap records of the vehicle beating EV records in Nürburgring and at Circuit Paul Ricard in France over the past few weeks. expand full story
NextEV is a well-funded China-based electric vehicle startup selling an hypercar and developing mass-market electric vehicles. The company established an important presence in California where it recruited a lot of engineers from Tesla and other automakers.
In 2016, the company unveiled its called brand ‘NIO’ and the first vehicle under the brand, the ‘NIO EP9’, an all-electric hypercar.