NIO, one of China’s new car-making forces, announced on the 20th that it has built more than 20,000 charging piles in China, making it the car brand with the most charging piles in the Chinese market, a total of Covers 306 cities. NIO reported that 80% of the charging capacity is provided to non-NIO users. Among them, BYD,TeslaThe other top two brands are.
NIO said the NIO charging piles can be seen from Fuyuan in the east, Kashgar in the west, Mohe in the north and Sansha in the south, covering China’s four polar cities with the highest elevation of 4,469 meters. It is currently actively deploying a high-speed supercharging network and has built 1,090 high-speed supercharging piles, including 228 high-speed 500kW ultra-fast charging piles. It has become the car brand with the most high-speed supercharging piles in China.
NIO said the 2,100th power swap station was officially launched at the Hukou service area of the G22 Qinglan Expressway, bringing the cumulative number of power swap stations across China to 2,103.
NIO users have swapped batteries more than 32 million times in total, with an average of 60,000 battery swaps per day. On average, a car leaves a battery swap station with a full battery every 1.44 seconds. NIO has deployed a total of 646 high-speed power swap stations across China, opening high-speed power swap networks in 6 vertical, 4 horizontal and 9 large urban agglomerations. NIO aims to build a completely high-speed power swapping network in 9. vertical, 19 horizontal and 9 large urban agglomerations by 2025. network.
NIO mentioned that Charging Piles has provided charging services to more than 110 brands. Apart from the number of NIO users at 21.4%, BYD and Tesla account for 19.4% and 12.3% respectively. In addition, car owners from brands such as Geely, Roewe, Xpeng, Ideal, Changan, BAIC and Aion also use NIO charging piles.
Founder of NIO,ceoLi Bin revealed at the NIO Technology Innovation Day in late September that NIO’s charging business is basically no longer losing money, and 70 to 80% of it is used by other brands. He also said: “It’s one of the few products we have. One of those businesses that doesn’t lose money.”