• Nio CEO and Chairman William Li introduces the 2020 EC6

    Nio now has a three-car lineup but the company is still bleeding cash.

  • 2019 Nio ES8 and ES6
    Nio to rely on Intel-owned Mobileye for self-driving tech

    Part of the deal will see Nio supply vehicles for a commercial driverless taxi service run by Mobileye.

  • 2019 Nio ES6
    Nio to cut staff by 20 percent as sales slide

    Nio's share price has hit a low of $2.17, which is down from the high of $10 at the start of the year.

  • 2018 Nio ES8
    Co-founder of EV startup Nio steps down

    A co-founder of Chinese EV brand Nio has stepped down five years after starting the company.

  • 2019 Nio ES6 Razer Night Explorer
    Nio cars to integrate Razer gaming tech

    To mark its new partnership with Razer, Nio unveiled a special version of its ES6 electric crossover.

  • Nio ET Preview concept
    Nio previews its first sedan with ET Preview concept

    Chinese EV startup Nio used the Auto Shanghai 2019 to preview its first sedan and detail its new Nio Power comprehensive charging solution.

  • 2019 Nio ES6

    Chinese electric car startup Nio has come a long way since it showed up in 2016 with its EP9 track-only supercar. The company has managed to launch a mid-size crossover SUV called the ES8, start trading on the New York Stock Exchange, and get a factory under construction in its home market. (Production of the ES8 is currently outsourced and deliveries as of December 15 stood at 9,726 units.) Now Nio has launched the second of its planned volume models. Called the ES6, the vehicle is a potential Tesla Model Y competitor. The latest addition to the Nio lineup is a small crossover that in China...

  • Nio shares start trading on New York Stock Exchange on September 12, 2018
    Nio shares start trading on NYSE, value company at $6.41B

    Shares of Chinese electric car startup Nio started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday under the ticker symbol NIO. A total 160 million shares were listed at a price of $6.26, which was just $0.01 above the lower bound range of the company's initial public offering announced in late...

  • Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car
    Nio launches IPO, shares to start trading mid-September

    Chinese electric car startup Nio on Tuesday launched an initial public offering, with its filing revealing the company intends to sell 160 million shares priced between $6.25 and $8.25. Hitting a share price in the upper range would raise $1.3 billion for the company's coffers and see it valued at...

  • Nio EP9 at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed
    Nio EP9 track car blasts through Goodwood hill climb

    Nio EP9's electric track car has set a blistering time up Goodwood Festival of Speed's famous hill climb. The car ran a time of 44.61 seconds during Saturday's Supercar shootout event, which is just a few seconds off the overall record of 41.6 seconds set by Nick Heidfeld in a McLaren MP4/13...

  • Nico Rosberg behind the wheel of a Nio ES8
    Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

    Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV with 644 horsepower on tap. He came away impressed with the vehicle's acceleration and handling, though he wasn't a fan of the...

  • 2018 Nio ES8
    Nio considering IPO, stake sale

    Chinese electric car startup Nio has just introduced its first volume vehicle on the market in the form of the Tesla Model X-rivaling ES8, but the long-term plan is to offer a full portfolio ranging from city cars to self-driving cars to world-beating supercars. The company is looking to draw...

  • 2018 Nio ES8

    Nio, nee NextEV, launched its first production car for the masses this month with the ES8 electric SUV. With the vehicle's launch, Nio seems poised as a true threat to Tesla in China, where the Silicon Valley automaker's cars are not eligible for government subsidies and incentives because they're imported. The ES8 electric SUV starts at roughly $68,000 USD, which is about half the price of a Tesla Model X in China. Furthermore, the ES8 returns an estimated 220 miles of range with its dual-electric motors and battery pack. The least expensive Model X will go 237 miles. And Nio is forging...

  • Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car
    Nio wants to sell a Level 4 self-driving car in US in 2020

    Chinese electric car startup Nio’s first volume model, the ES8 SUV, will enter production in China in late 2017. (The company has already built a handful of EP9 supercars.) The ES8, unveiled in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show, is a premium SUV with third-row seats and a swappable battery...

  • Video of Nio EP9 on the Nürburgring
    Watch the Nio EP9’s record-setting 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap

    On May 12, a team from Chinese electric car startup Nio took the company’s EP9 to make another attempt at the Nürburgring. The 1,342-horsepower electric supercar had already lapped the grueling German race track last fall in an impressive 7:05.12, but Nio knew the car had more in it...

  • Nio EP9 clocks a 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap time on May 12, 2017
    Nio EP9 sets EV Nürburgring record with 6:45.9 blast

    It’s still early days for electric cars but Nio’s EP9, powered solely by batteries and electric motors, has already outperformed the best internal combustion machines. The stunning track-only supercar on May 12 was driven around the 12.9-mile Nürburgring Nordschleife in a time of...

  • Nio EP9
    Nio to sell 10 more EP9 supercars priced from $1.48M each

    Chinese electric car startup Nio has announced a second production run for its EP9 supercar. Nio made the announcement on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show where the company also previewed its first mainstream model, the ES8 seven-seat SUV. Originally, Nio built just six EP9s and sold them...

  • 2018 Nio ES8
    Nio ES8 is first mainstream model from electric car startup

    Nio only appeared on the scene last fall but the electric car startup is already introducing its second model. The latest addition to the lineup is the NS8, a seven-seat SUV that for now has only been confirmed for sale in Nio’s home market of China. The vehicle was unveiled on Wednesday at...

  • Nio Eve concept, 2017 SXSW

    Chinese electric car startup NextEV launched its Nio brand in the United States on Friday with the unveiling of the Eve concept car at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Nio only burst on the scene last fall when it unveiled the EP9, a 1,342-horsepower electric supercar that’s being built in very limited numbers—we’re talking a handful of cars—for customers in China. The brand is hoping to become a global phenomenon much like Tesla and is placing big bets on next-generation technology. For example, the Eve concept previews a self-driving car Nio plans to launch in the U.S. as...

  • Nio EP9
    Nio EP9 hits 160 mph while lapping COTA in self-driving mode

    Last November, Chinese electric car startup NextEV launched the new brand Nio whose first product is to be a 1,360-horsepower supercar called the EP9. The EP9 isn’t ready for sale just yet because the company is still out testing the sole prototype version. The prototype is being run at top...

  • Nio EP9 - Image via Shmee150
    Up close with the Nio EP9 electric supercar

    On Monday, Chinese electric car startup NextEV took the covers off a stunning piece of engineering called the EP9, short for “Electric Performance 9.” The car is an electric supercar that already outpaces some of the world’s best internal combustion engine cars on the race track...

  • Nio EP9
    Nio EP9 introduced, claims to be world's fastest electric supercar

    NextEV is an electric automotive startup founded two years ago by Chinese billionaire William Li. The company has competed in Formula E and claimed the Drivers' championship. On Monday, NextEV introduced a new car brand and a new car. The brand is Nio and the car is the EP9 (Electric Performance...

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