QQ Music, a subsidiary of Tencent, announced on August 16 that it will provide in-car Dolby Atmos audio services for NIO. This means that QQ Music will become the first music platform in China to provide in-car Dolby Atmos sound to a partner car brand.
On August 15, Chinese EV maker NIO and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a cooperation agreement in Beijing as the partner of the Clean Parks platform.
Yi Wei, the former senior vice president of Meitu Mobile, which operates a smartphone business under Chinese photo and video editor Meitu, has reportedly joined NIO's smartphone team as the head of its software department.
NIO Mobile Technology Co., Ltd. was formally established in Shanghai on August 4, to be mainly engaged in software and information technology services. Its legal representative is Qin Lihong, the co-founder and president of Chinese electric vehicle firm NIO Inc.
Chinese electric vehicle firm BYD disclosed its July production and sales report on August 3. The company produced 163,358 new energy vehicles in July, a year-on-year increase of 221.70%.
Regarding reports that NIO was planning to launch a third EV brand besides NIO and "ALPS", the carmaker replied: "There is no information available for disclosure at present."
Chinese electric vehicle makers scrambled to unveil their delivery volumes for the month of July on August 1, including NIO, Li Auto, XPeng, Geely-backed Zeekr, and others.
The Xiamen Tongan Shell Station, the first integrated battery charging and swapping station jointly built by NIO and Shell, was officially put into operation on August 1.
William Li, the CEO of Chinese new energy firm NIO, said that planned July deliveries of its ET7 model were originally higher than the roughly 4,000 units recorded in June, but an insufficient supply of castings resulted in a drop in production by thousands of units.
In addition to its NIO and ALPS brands, Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO is reportedly planning to launch a third automobile brand to cover the market below 200,000 yuan ($29,620).
Wang Zhenhui, former CEO of JD Logistics, a business group within JD.com, will soon join Golden Concord Limited Holdings Co., Ltd. (GCL Group), an enterprise committed to the advancement of green, low-carbon and zero-carbon technology.
On July 29, Shanghai-based new energy vehicle company NIO announced the total number of its charging piles across China reaches over 10,000, covering 269 cities.
On July 28, William Li, CEO of new energy automobile firm NIO, met with users in Fuzhou, Fujian province, and talked about the progress of NIO's smartphone manufacturing.
A Chinese car blogger recently said that he was misjudged by an automated driving feature due to the size of his eyes. This has triggered several responses from Chinese car companies such as XPeng and NIO.
NIO said on July 21 that it plans to deliver 150 kWh solid-state batteries in the fourth quarter of 2022. The batteries use a solid electrolyte, silicon-carbon composite anode material and ultra-high nickel cathode material.