Founded in November 2014, NIO is a global company with world-class research and development, design, manufacturing and user service centres in Shanghai, Beijing, San Jose, Munich, London and fourteen other locations. NIO has more than 4,000 employees from nearly 40 countries.
The NIO Formula E Team secured the inaugural FIA Formula E Drivers Championship title in 2015 and the company unveiled the EP9, the fastest electric car in the world, in 2016. The supercar set a new world record for an autonomous vehicle at the Circuit of The Americas in Texas, USA in February 2017 and the fastest lap record for an electric vehicle at the infamous Nordschleife track in Germany in May 2017. Last year NIO also unveiled its vision car EVE and latest production vehicle, the ES8 - an all-electric seven-seater SUV - at the 2017 Auto Shanghai show, with its official global launch in Beijing on NIO Day, 16thDecember, 2017.
NIO UK is responsible for the company’s Performance Programme. The key functions of NIO UK include management of the NIO Formula E Team, EP9 supercar development/production and ‘Advanced Concept Engineering’ services for NIO production cars globally. The NIO UK head office is in London, with the Performance Programme, Engineering and Race Team facilities based in Oxford and Donington Park.