Didi and CATL established a joint venture for battery swapping. They plan to enter the ride-hailing scene and provide battery swapping services for new energy vehicles.
On November 29, 2023, Geely Holding and NIO signed a strategic cooperation agreement on battery swapping in Hangzhou.
On October 24th, NIO announced that it has built a total of 600 battery swapping stations on highways.
Shen Fei, the Senior Vice President of NIO Power, indicated that the charging time for extended-range vehicles is twice as long as battery electric vehicles.
On May 4th, according to a report released by Patent Result, Chinese companies have submitted more patent applications related to electric vehicle charging and battery swapping compared to competitors from any other country.
On April 25th, NIO announced that from April 28th to May 4th during the Labor Day holiday in China, all 362 highways battery swapping stations across the country will provide unlimited free battery swapping services to all NIO vehicles (excluding operational vehicles).
On April 4th, William Li, the founder, chairman and CEO of NIO, recently stated that NIO has currently deployed 1,326 battery swapping stations and 52 destination charging routes in China. Users have completed nearly 20 million battery swaps.
On March 28th, NIO opened its first third-generation battery swap station next to the Shangri-La Hotel in Haikou.
The third-generation battery swap station and 500kW ultra-fast chargers of Chinese new energy vehicle firm NIO will be deployed in March of this year. The firm also intends to build over 1,700 battery swap stations and over 20,000 power chargers in China.
On December 24, Chinese automotive firm NIO released electric flagship coupe SUV EC7 and all-new electric flagship SUV ES8. The firm also unveiled its third-generation battery swap station and commented on its mobile phone business and a recent data leakage incident.
Chinese new energy vehicle firm NIO has announced that it will unveil its third-generation battery swap station during NIO Day 2022 on December 24.
On October 27, Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO upgraded its battery swap service and started a new pilot program. NIO car owners can now use a larger battery pack through a paid service on a daily basis.
From October 20 this year until March 31 next year, the city of Sanya, Hainan Province, will provide a gradient subsidy for the promotion of new energy vehicles supporting battery swapping, with up to 10,000 yuan ($1,381) for a single vehicle.
On October 11, the China Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Promotion Alliance (EVCIPA), guided by China's National Energy Administration, released the state of operations of the national electric vehicle battery charging and swapping infrastructure in September.
Chinese electric vehicle company NIO unveiled its ET7, EL7 and ET5 models for sale in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden at a European launch event held in Berlin on October 7.
NIO, one of China's leading new energy vehicle firms, announced on September 29 that its first battery swap station in Germany has officially been launched in Zusmarshausen.
Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO will hold its European launch event in Berlin on October 8, marking the firm's exploration of new business opportunities in Europe.
Chinese automotive giant SAIC Motor announced on September 22 that it has jointly established a battery swapping firm alongside Sinopec, PetroChina, CATL and Shanghai International Automobile City.
On September 17, CATL announced that its self-developed MTB (Module-to-Bracket) technology will be applied to the heavy duty truck battery swap project of Qiyuan Green Power, a Chinese power battery swap operator.
China's leading battery firm, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL), stated on September 6 that its subsidiary Xiamen Times' new energy battery base (phase I) has officially started in Xiamen, Fujian Province.