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The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) in collaboration with the Mechanical Engineering Working Group (MEWG), is glad to invite you to attend the company visit at NIO on May 14th, 2024 in Hefei.

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the production site of Nio, the famous global smart electric vehicle company, located in the province of Hefei. A day dedicated to discovering the key to the company's success, during which it will also be possible to visit the Nio House and take a test drive.

Participation is open to both CICC Members and Non-Members (companies in the manufacturing sector). Registrations are on approval.

When registering feel free to add a question for the speakers!

Additionally, upon registration please express your interest in participating in the test drive. To participate in the test drive is essential to hold a valid Chinese driving license, please upload it with your ID/Passport.

Event Details

Date: 14th May 2024

Time: From 7.55 am to 4 pm

Language: English

Venue: NIO Factory

Address: 蔚来第二先进制造基地(西1门)


CICC members: 150RMB

CICC non-members: 200RMB

About NIO

NIO is a global smart electric vehicle company. Founded in 2014, NIO has been committed to shaping a joyful lifestyle by offering high-performance smart electric vehicles and ultimate experience. Nine years into its establishment, NIO is one of the leading companies in the global premium smart electric vehicle market, and also the first car company listed on the NYSE, HKSE and SGX.

Aiming to foster its own research and development capabilities for core technologies, NIO has developed NIO Full Stack, a collection of 12 technology domains, including chips and smart hardware, battery systems, electric drive and high-voltage systems, vehicle engineering, vehicle operating systems, vehicle connectivity, assisted and intelligent driving, smart cabin, smart power, smart manufacturing, artificial intelligence and global digital operations, which has made possible the industry-leading products, such as SkyRide Chassis System, NX6031 LiDAR control chip, and NX9031 5nm AD chip. As of January 31, 2024, NIO had filed and obtained more than 8,500 patents worldwide. Currently, NIO has R&D centres and manufacturing facilities in Shanghai, Hefei, Beijing, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, San Jose, Munich, Oxford, Berlin, Budapest and Singapore. Its sales and service networks also have an expansive reach in over 300 cities in China, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark.

At present, NIO has eight smart electric models in its lineup, including the flagship SUV ES8, flagship coupe SUV EC7, mid-large SUV ES7, flagship sedan ET7, all-round SUV ES6, coupe SUV EC6, mid-size sedan ET5 and mid-size tourer ET5 Touring. In December 2023, NIO's executive flagship ET9 made its global debut, and the delivery is expected to start in 2025. As of March 31, 2024, NIO delivered a total of 479,647 vehicles, leading the premium battery electric vehicle segment priced above RMB 300,000.

In addition to the state-of-the-art smart electric vehicle technologies and experience, NIO has introduced various innovative service models, featuring NIO Power, NIO Service, Battery as a Service (BaaS), flexible battery upgrade plan and NIO Certified which is NIO's pre-owned vehicle program, to offer an ultimate service experience throughout the product lifecycle. NIO is the car brand that owns and operates the most charging piles and Power Swap Stations in China. By the end of February, NIO had installed 2,439 Power Swap Stations and 21,846 chargers, and connected with over 1.5 million non-NIO chargers worldwide. Its battery swap network runs through 13 trunk expressways and 11 city clusters in China. Moreover, NIO has partnered with Changan Automobile, Geely Holding, JAC Group and Chery Automobile in battery swap to jointly promote the development of the battery swap network and industry standards.

Adopting the direct-sales model, NIO offers a series of comprehensive services seamlessly via the NIO app. Combining online and offline touch points, such as NIO House and NIO Space, as well as NIO users' exclusive radio program NIO Radio and the lifestyle brand NIO Life, NIO has created a community that starts from and goes beyond the car, where users to share joy and grow together.

About Mechanical Engineering Working Group

The MEWG represents the interest of all Italian companies in China working directly or indirectly in the sector on a national base.

MEWG Objectives:

- Coordinate and promote all Italian members' needs which are active in many different industries of the Chinese mechanical engineering sector (machinery, automotive, component manufacturers, mechanical engineering...);

- Promote and raise awareness of the size and the importance of Italian technology in the sector to all counterparts in China and Italy, in order to develop business opportunities.

- Coordinate and promote activities and events that boost the visibility and the image of "Technology Made in Italy".

- Become a reference for all mechanical engineering companies within the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce.


- Riccardo Budriesi, CEO at Marposs (Shanghai) Technologies Co., Ltd.


- Mirko Turrina, General Manager of Goglio (Tianjin) Packaging Co., Ltd.

- Tiziano Sandonini, Board Member at Santoni (Shanghai) Knitting Machinery Co., Ltd.

- Ke Da, General Manager of Thermowatt China


Beatrice Cecchi

Product Marketing & Communication Manager at NIO

Gary Hughes

Head of Material’s Research and Application Lab at NIO

Danilo Teobaldi

Principal Chief Engineer at NIO

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