NIO ES8 Review — 1st impressions

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 00:56:03 +0000

I wrote a long article about NIO in the summer 2022. I had visited NIO and the NIO House in Oslo in the spring. While most of the visit was a conference about NIO, the next day we did have the opportunity to drive and use the battery swap station outside of Oslo. It was […]

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NIO CEO: Chinese Auto Market Should Brighten Up In March Or April

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2023 04:57:13 +0000

China has been struggling a bit in recent months with COVID-19 lockdowns, then COVID-19 outbreaks, and of course with a variety of economic slowdowns and supply chain disruptions due to both of those. Pick your automaker and you can see signs of the struggles in lower than expected sales, price cuts, etc. (Just don’t pick […]

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XPeng & NIO See Similar Sales Growth In 2022, Flip-Flopped Q4 Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 04:50:23 +0000

NIO and XPeng are two of the young Chinese automakers that specialize in smart, high-tech EV development and sales. They don’t mess with plugin hybrids. They don’t mess with “dumb cars.” They lead in tech innovation and cutting-edge deployment of new smart features, battery swapping, fast charging, and other matters. They’ve also followed similar growth […]

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NIO Passes 300,000 Sales, Zeekr Going Public (Seeking $1 Billion+)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 04:06:44 +0000

We’ve got some notable news from two Chinese EV startups from this past week or so. NIO has hit a big sales milestone, and Zeekr is looking to go public in the USA and raise at least $1 billion. NIO EV Sales Milestone The Chinese EV startup NIO has now passed 300,000 cumulative sales. Five […]

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NIO ET7 Achieves Five-Star Rating In Euro NCAP & Green NCAP Tests

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 23:00:47 +0000

The NIO ET7, the flagship sedan and electric smart vehicle of NIO, received the highest possible rating of five stars in the most recent Euro NCAP safety testing. The ET7, which is already available in Europe, received scores of 91% for adult occupants, 87% for child occupants, 73% for vulnerable road users, and 95% for […]

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NIO Sales Grow 174%, XPeng Sales Decline

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 01:57:59 +0000

NIO has some good vehicle delivery numbers to share for October. Its sales were up 174.3% year over year in October 2022 compared to October 2021. Looking at year-to-date sales, they were up 32%. NIO’s October 2022 total was 10,059, while its year-to-date total was 92,493. Specific model sales in October included: 2,814 sales of […]

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NIO ET5 Having HUGE “Tesla-Like” Reception At NIO Stores In China

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 16:08:18 +0000

casting machines used to make NIO ET5NIO has been clear with its brand identity since it launched: we sell expensive, premium-class electric vehicles that are quite large, high tech, fancy, and did we say expensive? Its sales have been quite good, considering its young age and its vehicles’ high cost, but it’s now making moves and aiming much higher. Like Tesla […]

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XPeng Sales Up 96% & NIO Sales Up 28% … Or You Could Say 33% & 82%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 14:30:29 +0000

Chinese “smart electric vehicle” startups XPeng and NIO apparently took some big stock price hits this week due to lower than expected result in August and guidance going forward. I own shares of both, but I don’t really sweat such weeks. (Note: this is not stock advice and I offer no stock advice whatsoever.) From […]

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NIO Sales Up 27%, “Power Europe Plant” Launches

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 07:13:25 +0000

NIO Sales Rise 27%, But Limited By Supply Chain Shortages Chinese EV startup NIO has released its July sales figures, and they look quite good. The company had 10,052 vehicle deliveries last month, which is a 26.7% increase over July 2021. Extrapolated out to a full year, that’s more than 120,000 new EVs on the […]

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