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NIO’s new ES6 won the “Most Watched Model Award” at the Shanghai Auto Show, and delivery will begin next month

According to Southern Metropolis Daily, on April 27, the 20th Shanghai Auto Show officially closed. In the afternoon of the same day, the results of the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show Awards were announced by the organizing committee of the exhibition — co-sponsored by Sohu Auto, “Car Watch”, Beijing Traffic Radio and China Traffic Channel.

NIO’s brand new ES6 won the overall model award – “Most Watched Model Award”. This high-end smart electric all-round SUV also made its debut at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show. It is reported that NIO’s new ES6 has already started pre-orders and will be officially released and delivered in late May.

It is understood that the new ES6 is positioned as a smart electric all-round SUV, adopts NIO’s latest design language, is equipped with a dual-motor four-wheel drive system as standard, Aquila super-sensing system and ADAM NIO supercomputing platform, and has the widest lateral direction of a high-end mid-sized SUV in its class. Riding space meets the needs of users in terms of design, performance, control, intelligence, space and comfort.

The new NIO ES6 won the “Most Watched Model Award” at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show

Regarding the price of the brand-new ES6, which the market focuses on, Li Bin, the founder, chairman and CEO of NIO, said in an interview with the media that the price of the brand-new ES6 will not be too high, but it will not be too low either. “After all, NIO provides users with far more value than a car.” Li Bin explained. For reference, the old NIO ES6 has a variety of models on sale. The official guide price is around 380,000 to 560,000 yuan, and the main concentration is in the range of 400,000 yuan.

According to NIO’s plan, by the middle of this year, eight models of the second-generation technology platform will be on sale, forming NIO’s strongest product lineup of high-end smart electric vehicles and entering a strong product cycle. In addition to the new ES6, there are EC7 delivered at the end of April, 2023 ET7 delivered in mid-May, brand new ES8 delivered in June, and two new cars to be released in June and July, which can fully satisfy high-end users diverse needs.

Looking back at this Shanghai Auto Show, from the tens of thousands of visitors, to the many new brands and models, to the endless new technologies, this heavyweight auto show with smart pure electric vehicles as the protagonist is expected to open China’s and even the curtain of the recovery of the global auto market. The reason why new energy vehicles can become the darling of the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show is closely related to the popularity. In the first quarter of 2023, the penetration rate of new energy vehicles is 30.8%, an increase of about 9% over the same period last year, and the penetration rate of pure electric vehicles is 20.9%, an increase of nearly 4% over the same period last year.

A reporter from Southern Metropolis Daily learned from NIO that NIO has a 60% market share in the pure electric market of high-end brands above 300,000 yuan.
Next, based on the sales-driven effect of the new ES6, NIO will continue to lead the high-end market. In terms of energy replenishment, NIO has planned to add 1,000 new power swap stations and 10,000 charging piles in 2023.