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NIO ELECTRIC CARS IN THE NEWS
2017 Week 16 - NIO unveils production ready vehicles and pricing
The New York and Shanghai Auto Show’s provided many newsworthy releases related to electric vehicle strategies, concept cars, and some productions cars. Although the New York auto show had all thirty plus electric vehicles available for sale in the State on view, the Shanghai Auto Show were the place to be for electric vehicle enthusiast. The VW Group teased its Audi eTron SUV and VW I.D. CROZZ concepts, which is only expected by 2019. Tired of all these old auto companies releasing concept after the other without having real competition for the Tesla available? Two production ready vehicles from newcomers Lucid Motors and NextEV‘s NIO brand were unveiled at the Chinese event. NIO’s ES8 seven seater SUV is expected to be available in China by the end of the year. The company also announced that it would add ten more units to its fleet of six EP9 supercars, priced at $1.48 million.
2017 Week 11 - NIO launches its 2020 Vision car, the NIO EVE
Detractors of EV startups might claim press releases for intentional models potentially available two to three years down the line, such as the FF91, Lucid Air and lately the NIO Eve, means nothing until they are brought to production. But hell man, isn’t it just inspirational to see these companies trying to push the envelope of imagination, technology, risk financing and the stale products beautified by big auto’s marketing departments? It makes the heart swell and brings tears to your eyes (at least mine). This week at its world premiere event at the SXSW event in Austin Texas, Next EV unveiled its vision for its Level 4 Automated NIO EVE for the USA market in 2020. The brain and heart behind the NIO EVE are Nomi, the driver companion through autonomy and artificial intelligence. NIO USA partnered with Mobileye, NVIDIA, and NXP to bring its vision to life.
Along with the release of the NIO EVE, U.S. CEO Padmasree Warrior showed a video of the NIO EP9 completing the first historical feat of racing around the America‘s Track in Austin Texas without a driver, reaching a top speed of 160mph. The vehicle also broke a lap record with a driver.
2016 Week 46 - NIO EP9 breaks track record for an electric vehicle at Nürburgring
NextEV’s flagship supercar for its NIO brand was launched on the 19th of November 2016 during an event at the Nürburgring in Germany. The EP9 broke the track record of 7:22:00 with a time of 7:05:12.
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How successful is the Chinese New Energy Vehicles Program? The State Auditor found that 45% of Chinese EV makers sold less than 500 models per year.
Traum Auto, another new vehicle brand chasing the Chinese dream. The latest brand is from the Zotye stable officially launched on the 27th of June 2017.
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