NIO has unveiled ‘NIO Power 2025’, the battery swap station deployment plan, at its first NIO Power Day in Shanghai. The Chinese EV manufacturer says it will further expand NIO Power’s charging and swapping network.
NIO Power, a power service system based on NIO Power Cloud, provides a holistic charging and swapping service experience to the users via its extensive power network encompassing battery swap stations, charging stations, Power Mobiles, and its professional service teams.
In 2021, NIO has raised its target of having over 700 instead of 500 battery swap stations installed by year end. From 2022 to 2025, NIO commits to installing 600 new battery swap stations in China. By the end of 2025, NIO will have more than 4,000 NIO battery swap stations worldwide with around 1,000 outside of China
As of today, NIO has built 301 NIO Power Swap stations, 204 Power Charger stations and 382 destination charging stations in China and completed more than 2.9 million swaps and 600,000 uses of One-Click-for-Power services.
Meanwhile, NIO announced to make NIO Power’s charging and swapping system and BaaS (Battery-as-a-Service) fully available to the industry in order to share its achievements with the automotive industry and smart electric vehicle users.
In a press release, NIO states: ‘In China, NIO users refer to residence within a 3 km radius from a battery swap station as ‘Swap Station District House. Currently about 29% NIO users live in the swap station district. In 2025, 90% NIO users in China will be living less than 3 km away of a battery swap station’.
NIO officially launched the ES6, a 5-seater high-performance premium electric SUV, on December 15, 2018 and began the first deliveries of the ES6 on June 18, 2019. In December 2019, NIO officially launched the EC6, a smart electric Coupe SUV, and the all-new ES8, a fully elevated smart electric flagship SUV.