Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Nio Inc. NIO has reduced the shortlist of its mega NIO Day 2022 event in three cities, reported the CnEVPost.
Towns: Guangzhou, Hefei and Xi’an have been nominated by the organizing committee for the NIO Day events.
Guangzhou, one of China’s most developed Tier 1 cities, is home to NIO’s peer headquarters XPeng Engines XPEV. Hefei, home to the JAC-NIO factory and NeoPark, is the headquarters of NIO China. Xi’an is the capital of Shaanxi province in northwest China, the report added.
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NIO day: The annual NIO Day is the company’s most important event where new products and technologies are announced. It is usually held at the end of each year or the beginning of the following year, depending on the report.
Nio’s requirement states that candidate cities for the event must have a venue with a minimum capacity of 8,000 people for large-scale performances. The site is expected to have 10 consecutive days of availability between December 1 and January 15, the report added.
Vote: In order to finalize the host city of the event, users can vote on the NIO app from 9:00 p.m. on August 26 to 9:00 p.m. on August 28, according to the report.