Nio is a Chinese manufacturer who has just landed in Europe via Norway. Maxime Fontanier traveled to Oslo to evaluate the ES8 large SUV offered at a tight price compared to those of the competition. What he discovered is not going to really appeal to European and American brands.
The arrival of Nio in Europe
In mid-2019, a few ominous birds had predicted the rapid disappearance of the Chinese brand Nio, which was then faced with a serious massive recall of its first electric cars due to a risk of fire in the batteries. A year later, this manufacturer threw a snub at them by displaying good health and significant ambitions.
Europe? Yes for 2025, said Lihong Qin, president…