EV automaker NIO has just announced that its annual “NIO Day” 2021 event will be held at the Olympic Sports Center in Suzhou, west of Shanghai on December 18. NIO Day 2020 was held in early January of this year, and the event is usually when the automaker introduces new models. That trend should continue this year as the automaker is expected to reveal at least two new models and possibly an entirely new vehicle brand. Here’s what we know so far.
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NIO began offering test drives yesterday to consumers in Norway of its ES8 electric SUV, ahead of deliveries to the Scandinavian country later this year. With early test drive reservations already locked up, Norwegians can now experience NIO’s flagship electric SUV on off-road terrain and on an airport tarmac.
NIO ES8 Stories August 24
NIO has introduced a new test on its app required for all drivers before unlocking the ability to use Navigate on Pilot (NOP), the company’s assisted driving feature. The required testing comes in the wake of a fatal crash earlier this month that involved a man driving his NIO ES8 using NOP in Southeast China.
NIO ES8 Stories July 8
A recent job post by Chinese automaker NIO offers a potential hint that the company plans to expand its sales presence in the EU to Germany next. While NIO is currently in the process of shipping superchargers and battery swap stations to Norway as the first stop on its European tour, expanding to Germany makes sense for several reasons.
NIO ES8 Stories July 7
NIO’s expansion overseas has officially begun as superchargers and swap stations have begun their journey to Norway and are expected to arrive next month. According to the Chinese automaker, home chargers and superchargers will be officially available to Norwegian customers beginning in September, while the first rollout of four battery swap stations will become available before year’s end.
NIO ES8 Stories June 15
NIO ES8 Stories January 10
If you’re reading this article, you know Tesla. You may even be reading this from inside your Model 3 as it’s docked at a Supercharger. As we desperately scramble away from the ceaseless test of will that was 2020, we look toward to the new year with newfound hope and optimism. 2021 is a big year for everyone and everything, including electric vehicles. To help keep you in the know for the future, here are several of the best Tesla alternatives and where they currently lie on their journey up the EV ladder.
NIO ES8 Stories March 20, 2020
NIO’s last quarter and 2019 financial results show the EV startup is focused on increasing efficiency and reducing costs. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories March 16, 2020
NIO released its delivery figures for Feb. 2020. It will report its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 financial results on March 18, 2020. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories February 26, 2020
The production of the highly anticipated NIO EC6 SUV EV kicked off at the JAC-NIO Advanced Manufacturing Center in Hefei. NIO shows it is continuing its climb out of last year’s slump. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories June 27, 2019
Chinese electric car maker NIO has recalled more than a quarter of all its ES8 all-electric SUVs sold thus far due to a risk of overheating and spontaneous combustion in battery packs of the vehicles.
NIO ES8 Stories November 15, 2018
No one in the electric vehicle space has managed to make battery swapping work yet, but Nio is trying big time with 18 new battery swap stations covering a 2,000+ km expressway in China. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories April 3, 2018
Electric vehicle startup NIO is emerging as a serious competitor in the EV space and illustrating that, the company opened its first service center right next to Tesla’s in Beijing as it’s about to deliver its first cars. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories December 16, 2017
China’s demand for SUVs and electric vehicles keep increasing, which made Tesla’s Model X a very popular vehicle in the country despite its higher price due to import duties slapped on all of Tesla’s vehicles.
Now NIO, one of the most well-funded new Chinese EV startups, launched their first production vehicle this week, the NIO ES8, a cheaper all-electric SUV to try to capture the market. expand full story
NIO ES8 Stories April 19, 2017
After unveiling its ‘EVE’ concept, an all-electric and autonomous vehicle, and raising ‘up to $600 million’ in latest round led by Baidu, NIO is now unveiling its first “production vehicle” at the Shanghai Auto Show today.
The vehicle is called NIO ES8 and it is a full size 7-seater electric SUV. expand full story