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About NIO

A new day. NIO.
About NIO

Leading the way

The future is in smart, connected, and electric — but also
autonomous — vehicles, and we aim to lead the way.

NIO

Blue Sky Coming

Our Chinese name, Weilai, means Blue Sky Coming and this is represented in our symbol. 
The top is about the sky, openness, vision, the future.

The bottom part is about the earth, direction, action and forward momentum.
Blue Sky Coming is our guiding Philosophy and stands for our commitment to a brighter tomorrow.

Next Generation

We’re the next generation
car company.

Feel positive again about owning a car

The automotive industry is on the cusp of profound change. We believe it isn’t just products and technology that must change; it is how people use these products, and their entire ownership experience. We want you to feel something positive again about owning a car.

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We want to redefine what premium service means for a car company

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When the ownership experience exceeds expectations, electric vehicles will simply become the natural choice for everyone, leading to a more sustainable tomorrow. With that, our vision of a blue sky will come true.

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In the past, cars gave people the freedom of mobility. In the future, cars will go one step further and free people from driving, giving them the freedom of time. It’s a future we’re excited to shape.

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We are a global startup

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We’ve brought together the world’s automotive and technology leaders across our offices in ShanghaiBeijingSan Jose, Munich, London and 49 other locations.
Shanghai
Shanghai

NIO's global headquarters is located in the Shanghai Automobile Innovation Park. The employees at the Shanghai office are primarily responsible for integrated vehicle R&D, manufacturing operations, sales, marketing, and customer service.

San Jose
San Jose

NIO’s North American headquarters and global software development center is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The facilities cover over 187,000 square feet and has approximately 520 employees.

Munich
Munich

Our design headquarters is located in Munich, known for its history in automotive design. The total number of employees in the office has already grown to approximately 100.

London
London

NIO’s London office is responsible for the performance program and serves as the NIO Formula E team headquarters. The key functions of the office include commercial Formula E management, strategic management, and our supercar development.