Owners of electric cars Nio will be able to upgrade to a more powerful battery by subscription

Owners of electric cars Nio will be able to upgrade to a more powerful battery by subscription

November 10, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

In November, Nio electric crossovers can be purchased with a top-end battery with a capacity of 100 kWh. Owners of cars with a less efficient battery will also be able to pump their electric cars. for money.

Nio offered customers the crossovers EC6, ES6 and ES8, equipped with a larger battery (100 kWh), which guarantees a range of up to 615 kilometers without recharging. The previous battery produced 70 kWh. Owners of electric cars with an old battery, if they wish, can switch to the top-end one using a subscription. The service is called BaaS (Battery as a Service). Tariff two: monthly for 880 yuan and annual for 7,890 yuan

At the same time, the brand promises customers regular updates that will help improve the battery. As for the 100 kWh battery itself, Nio has already filed over 300 patents with it. The new battery supports advanced cell to pack technology or CTP for short.

It is easier to manufacture such a battery (by 40%), while its energy density is higher (by 37%). Nio ES6 and ES8 with a new battery are estimated at 526 thousand yuan.

For comparison, these electric cars with a less capacious battery will cost much more budget – 648 thousand yuan.

The more long-range Nio EC6 costs 408,000 yuan. This model with a less efficient battery will have to pay 368 thousand yuan.