Founded in 2014, NIO is a leading producer of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in China. The company seeks to help users rediscover the “joyful lifestyle” of car ownership by creating inspiring vehicles that deliver superior performance, a new benchmark for aesthetic design, and unique user experiences. The company is headquartered in Shanghai, China, and has offices in countries around the world including Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

In late 2016, the company debuted its first product, the NIO EP9. This limited edition supercar has surpassed records to be named the fastest electric car in the world for certain distances.NIO has plans for several other cars in the pipeline, including a fully electric SUV to be launched in China and fully electric more futuristic car with autonomous-driving capability to be launched in the United States.