NIO elevated its world electrical automobile deliveries in March, however this time the year-over-year progress fee disillusioned and the end result itself is decrease than in February.
Final month, the Chinese language premium EV start-up delivered 10,378 vehicles, which is 3.9 % greater than a yr in the past.
The overwhelming majority of NIO gross sales are in China.
This stage of gross sales, contemplating new fashions launched available on the market and growth to Europe, cannot be described as robust, however perhaps later this yr the outcomes will enhance.
NIO experiences additionally that its crossover/SUV gross sales amounted to three,203 models (down 67 % year-over-year), whereas electrical sedan gross sales amounted to 7,175 (versus 163 models when the primary sedans had been launched a yr in the past). NIO doesn’t present a breakdown between the person fashions anymore.
NIO EV deliveries final month:
- Crossover/SUVs (EC6, ES6, EC7, ES7, ES8): 3,203 (down 67% year-over-year)
- Sedans (ET5, ET7): 7,175 (up from 163 a yr in the past)
- Whole: 10,378 (up 4% year-over-year)
Up to now this yr, NIO delivered greater than 31,000 electrical autos, which is over 20 % greater than a yr in the past.
The lower in crossover/SUV gross sales by 59 % year-over-year is fairly worrying, however as we perceive, it’s associated to the change to next-generation autos. In different phrases, it is perhaps momentary.
NIO EV deliveries year-to-date:
- Crossover/SUVs (EC6, ES6, EC7, ES7, ES8) YTD: 10,430 (down 59% year-over-year)
- Sedans (ET5, ET7) YTD: 20,611 (up from 163 a yr in the past)
- Whole YTD: 31,041 (up 20.5% year-over-year)
For reference, in 12 months of 2022, NIO offered greater than 122,000 electrical vehicles globally:
Cumulatively, NIO offered 320,597 electrical vehicles (the 300,000th automobile was produced on December 12).
It is value noting that NIO is in a transition interval from NT 1.0 platform (EC6, ES6, ES8) to the brand new NT 2.0 platform: ES7 (in Europe often known as EL7), ET5, ET7, new ES8 (deliveries from June 2023), and EC7 (deliveries from Might 2023). In accordance with the Chinese language media, NIO reductions among the older NT 1.0 fashions. On the upcoming Shanghai Auto Present, NIO intends to current the brand new ES6 (EL6 in Europe), primarily based on the NT 2.0 platform.
NIO additionally experiences that, as of March 31, its community contains 1,339 battery swap stations and a few 1,285 quick charging stations (6,467 particular person stalls). The variety of vacation spot charging stations amounted to 1,154 (7,993 particular person stalls).
The plan is to put in extra 1,000 battery swap stations in 2023 for a complete of over 2,300 by the top of the yr. On March 28, 2023, NIO rolled out the deployment of the third-generation Energy Swap station in China, with every station having a service capability of as much as 408 swaps per day.
The battery swap infrastructure is used not just for long-distance journey but additionally to improve autos from a decrease battery capability to the next battery capability. In accordance with CnEVPost, NIO is presently encouraging prospects in China to modify from a 70-kilowatt-hour (kWh) or 75-kWh battery to a 100-kWh unit at a reduction. On this enterprise mannequin, batteries belong to NIO, whereas customers must pay a month-to-month payment to make use of their vehicles.
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