NIO (Chinese say “蔚来” or “Weilai”) is a global smart electric vehicle brand established in November 2014. NIO is committed to creating a pleasant lifestyle for users by providing high-performance smart electric vehicles and the ultimate user experience.

In November 2014, NIO was jointly initiated and founded by top Internet companies and entrepreneurs with a deep understanding of users, such as Li Bin, Liu Qiangdong, Li Xiang, Tencent, Hillhouse Capital, and Shunwei Capital, and obtained Temasek, Baidu Capital, Sequoia, invested by dozens of well-known institutions such as Hopu, Lenovo Group, Warburg Pincus, TPG, GIC, IDG, and Joy Capital.

On September 12, 2018, NIO successfully listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

NIO is a global start-up brand. It has established R&D, design, production, and business institutions in 13 locations including San Jose, Munich, London, and Shanghai, and has gathered thousands of world-class automotive, software, and user experience industry talents. A user service system covering the whole country has been initially established in the Chinese market.