NIO Inc. to Hold Annual General Meeting on June 26, 2023
SHANGHAI, China, May 25, 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 published a notice to announce that it will hold an annual general meeting (the “AGM”) of shareholders (the “Notice of AGM”) at 10:30 am, Beijing time, on June 26, 2023 at Building 19, No. 889, Tianlin Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, for the purposes of considering and, if thought fit, passing the proposed resolutions set forth in the Notice of AGM (the “Proposed Resolutions”). The Notice of AGM and form of proxy for the AGM are available on the Company’s website at https://ir.nio.com/generalmeeting. The board of directors of NIO fully supports the Proposed Resolutions and recommends that shareholders and holders of ADSs vote in favor of the Proposed Resolutions.
Holders of record of ordinary shares of the Company at the close of business on May 25, 2023 (Hong Kong time) are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM or any adjournment or postponement thereof. Holders of the Company’s American depositary shares (“ADSs”) as of the close of business on May 25, 2023 (New York time) who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying Class A ordinary shares must act through the depositary of the Company’s ADS program, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas. Holders of Class A ordinary shares which are held through (either directly or through depository agents) securities accounts maintained with The Central Depository (Pte) Limited (“CDP”) (Singapore) (the “NIO CDP Depositors”) may be appointed as CDP's proxy to attend and cast votes at the AGM, or provide instructions as to voting, or abstentions from voting to CDP. NIO CDP Depositors may refer to the Notice of AGM for further information on attendance and voting arrangements.
NIO has filed its annual report on Form 20-F, including its audited financial statements, for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. NIO’s Form 20-F can be accessed on the Company’s website at https://ir.nio.com, as well as on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
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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