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|99.1||Press Release—NIO Inc. Provides April 2023 Delivery Update|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
/s/ Wei Feng
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Date: May 2, 2023
NIO Inc. Provides April 2023 Delivery Update
• NIO delivered 6,658 vehicles in April 2023, increasing by 31.2% year-over-year
• NIO started the delivery ramp-up of the EC7 in late April 2023
• NIO delivered 37,699 vehicles year-to-date in 2023, increasing by 22.2% year-over-year
• Cumulative deliveries of NIO vehicles reached 327,255 as of April 30, 2023
SHANGHAI, China, May 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO; HKEX: 9866; SGX: NIO) (“NIO” or the “Company”), a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market, today announced its April 2023 delivery results.
NIO delivered 6,658 vehicles in April 2023, representing an increase of 31.2% year-over-year. The deliveries consisted of 1,713 premium smart electric SUVs, and 4,945 premium smart electric sedans. Cumulative deliveries of NIO vehicles reached 327,255 as of April 30, 2023.
In April 2023, the majority of deliveries were attributable to ET5 and ES7, while NIO has been upgrading its product offerings from NIO Technology 1.0 (NT1.0) to NIO Technology 2.0 (NT2.0).
In late April 2023, NIO started to steadily ramp up the production and delivery of the EC7, a five-seater smart electric flagship coupe SUV from NT2.0.
On April 18, 2023, NIO debuted the All-New ES6, a smart electric all-round SUV, at the Shanghai Auto Show. Derived from NT2.0, the All-New ES6 will bring user experiences beyond expectations in terms of design, performance, comfort, intelligence, safety, and sustainability. NIO expects to officially launch the All-New ES6 and commence deliveries in May 2023.
The All-New ES8, a smart electric flagship SUV based on NT2.0 that was launched at NIO Day 2022, is expected to commence deliveries in June 2023.
At the Shanghai Auto Show, NIO also launched the 2023 ET7, a smart electric flagship sedan based on NT2.0. The 2023 ET7 boasts more than 15 product upgrades, providing users with a more comfortable driving and riding experience, a more refined interior and a more intuitive digital experience. Deliveries of the 2023 ET7 will start in May 2023.
About NIO Inc.
NIO Inc. is a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market. Founded in November 2014, NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle. NIO aims to build a community starting with smart electric vehicles to share joy and grow together with users. NIO designs, develops, jointly manufactures and sells premium smart electric vehicles, driving innovations in next-generation technologies in autonomous driving, digital technologies, electric powertrains and batteries. NIO differentiates itself through its continuous technological breakthroughs and innovations, such as its industry-leading battery swapping technologies, Battery as a Service, or BaaS, as well as its proprietary autonomous driving technologies and Autonomous Driving as a Service, or ADaaS. NIO’s product portfolio consists of the ES8, a six-seater smart electric flagship SUV, the ES7 (or the EL7), a mid-large five-seater smart electric SUV, the ES6, a five-seater all-round smart electric SUV, the EC7, a five-seater smart electric flagship coupe SUV, the EC6, a five-seater smart electric coupe SUV, the ET7, a smart electric flagship sedan, and the ET5, a mid-size smart electric sedan.
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