Nio is a Chinese automaker that specializes in electric autonomous vehicles. They’ve just released their first SUV, the Nio ES8 Electric SUV ($69K+). The Nio has four motors on each of the wheels that allow it to accelerate from 0-62 MPH in just 4.4 seconds. Its 70-kilowatt battery pack gives it a 300+ miles range. The entire body is made from an aerospace grade 7003 series aluminum alloy. On the tech side, NIO includes a comprehensive advanced driver assistance system that includes 23 sensors (front facing camera, four surround cameras, five radars, 12 ultrasonic sensors, and a driver monitor camera). In addition to the safety tech, NIO also has an in-car AI system that can listen, talk and help drivers throughout their trips. Here’s hoping this guy drop in the U.S.
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