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NIO Inc. Provides First Quarter 2019 Delivery Update

April 2, 2019 at 4:00 AM EDT
  • Delivered 3,989 ES8 vehicles in the first quarter of 2019
  • Cumulative deliveries of ES8 reached 15,337

SHANGHAI, China, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NIO Inc. (“NIO” or the “Company”) (NYSE: NIO), a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, today provided its delivery results for the first quarter of 2019.

As of March 31, 2019, aggregate deliveries of the Company’s ES8, its 7-seater, high-performance premium electric SUV, reached 15,337 vehicles, 3,989 of which were delivered in the first quarter of 2019.

1,373 ES8s were delivered in March, a 69.3% increase over February deliveries of 811, which were negatively impacted by the slow down surrounding the Chinese New Year holiday and the related closures of automobile license plate registration offices. The Company delivered 1,805 ES8s in January, 811 in February and 1,373 in March, bringing the total deliveries of ES8s to 3,989 in the first quarter 2019. First quarter ES8 deliveries exceeded the Company’s prior guidance range of 3,500 to 3,800, and were above the midpoint of the guidance range, 3,650, by 339 vehicles, or 9.3%.

About NIO Inc.

NIO Inc. is a pioneer in China’s premium electric vehicle market, founded in November 2014. NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle by offering premium smart electric vehicles and being the best user enterprise. NIO designs, jointly manufactures, and sells smart and connected premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving and artificial intelligence. Redefining the user experience, NIO provides users with comprehensive, convenient and innovative charging solutions and other user-centric services. 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, in December 2018.

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

NIO Inc.
Jade Wei
Tel: +86-21-6908-3681
Email:  ir@nio.com

Heather Diwu
Tel: +86-10-5687-4108
Email: ir@nio.com

The Piacente Group, Inc.
Brandi Piacente
Tel: +1-212-481-2050
Email: nio@tpg-ir.com

Ross Warner
Tel: +86-10-5730-6201
Email: nio@tpg-ir.com

Source: NIO