NIO’s Chinese name, which translates to “Blue Sky Coming”, originated from our vision of a future filled with blue skies. Our mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle by offering premium smart electric vehicles and being the best user enterprise.
NIO is a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market. We design, jointly manufacture, and sell smart and connected premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Redefining user experience, we provide users with comprehensive, convenient and innovative charging solutions and other user-centric service offerings.
NIO is committed to a more environmentally friendly future in which improved smart electric car technologies, coupled with a better car ownership experience, will drive increased appreciation and adoption of smart electric cars, leading to a more sustainable future for the planet.
In 2016, NIO unveiled one of the fastest electric cars in the world, the EP9. The EP9 set the lap record for an electric vehicle at the Nürburgring Nordschleife and three other world-renowned tracks. In 2017, NIO unveiled its vision car EVE and announced that the EP9 set a new world speed record for an autonomous vehicle at the Circuit of the Americas.
NIO began deliveries of the ES8, a 7-seater high performance premium electric SUV in China from June 2018 and officially launched the ES6, a 5-seater high-performance premium electric SUV, on NIO Day, December 15, 2018.