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Nio Wants To Build 40 Battery Changing Stations In Germany

  • Written by : Ashton G. Curran
  • Date Published : 2023-04-08
  • Date Updated : 2023-04-08
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Nio Wants To Build 40 Battery Changing Stations In Germany
Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio is placing significant emphasis on customer service, including the construction of battery changing stations. With over 1,000 of these stations already in operation in the home market, Nio is planning to establish 40 more locations in Germany, as the company aims to increase its visibility in the European market....

The Power Swap Stations are available exclusively to Nio customers who have rented the battery for their electric car.

In a few minutes, customers can have their battery pack replaced automatically using the Power Swap Stations, which enables longer trips without having to wait for the battery to charge.

According to Automobilwoche, the CEO of Nio Germany, Ralph Kranz, expressed the company's goal of setting up 40 battery changing stations by 2030.

Nio's battery changing stations are a significant aspect of their approach to customer service and demonstrate the company's commitment to facilitating the use of electric cars for their customers.

In Europe, Nio plans to have set up 120 battery changing stations by the end of this year.

The first one in Germany was opened in September near Zusmarshausen on the A8, and there is now also a facility in Hilden on the A3.

Nio is currently planning to open additional switching stations in Leipzig, Regensburg, and on the A61 (Waldlaubersheim) and A7 (Großburgwedel) motorways.

Nio Houses are another aspect of the company's approach to customer service.

These are showrooms that also offer cafés, lounges, co-working spaces, and conference rooms.

Düsseldorf and Hamburg will soon have a Nio House as well.

According to Christian Wiegand, Head of User Development Germany, the Nio Houses are open to everyone, not just Nio users.

Conference rooms and co-working spaces can even be rented for free, by anyone interested, regardless of whether they are Nio app users or Nio drivers.

Since the end of 2022, Nio has been offering electric cars in Germany, starting with the premium sedan ET7, followed by the medium-sized sedan ET5 and the large SUV EL7, which are available for subscription or purchase.

The Power Swap Stations and Nio Houses are part of Nio's comprehensive approach to customer service, which focuses on providing customers with the convenience and flexibility they need to make the switch to electric cars.

With the expansion of battery changing stations and Nio Houses, the company hopes to increase its brand awareness and encourage more people to switch to electric cars.