NIO Capital is a fund manager investing in themes reshaping the automotive, new energy and technology sectors.
Established in 2016 and sponsored by NIO, NIO Capital leverages its unique access to global & Chinese innovation, comprehensive market understanding and flourishing ecosystem to create category-leading companies in fields such as electric vehicles, autonomous driving, shared mobility, new energy network, new materials and more.
Our first RMB fund, the NIO New Energy Development Fund, was sponsored by NIO , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital Group, with Yangtze River Industry Fund as anchor LP. Core investment fields of the fund include electric vehicles and related technologies, applications, intelligent automotive systems, connected vehicles and services, clean energy and new composite materials.
2016-04NIO Capital announced
2016-12NIO Capital settled in Wuhan
2017-04Alliance with Changan Auto
2017-09Establishment of the CCTA
2017-09GAC GROUP JOINT VENTURE
2018-04G7 GLP JOINT VENTURE
Announced the establishment of NIO Capital
NIO New Energy Development Fund was co-sponsored by NIO, Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital, with a target size of RMB 10 billion.
NIO Capital settled in Wuhan
NIO Capital, the Hubei Yangtze River Industry Fund, and the Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone signed offical agreement to establish NIO New Energy Development Fund in Wuhan.
Strategic alliance with Changan Automobile formed
NIO and Changan Automobiles set up a full and in-depth cooperation and will collaborate closely on smart and connected electric vehicles by forming a joint venture.
Establishment of shared mobility association
NIO Capital announced as the executive director of the China Travel & Transportation Association's shared mobility Sub-committee
GAC GROUP JOINT VENTURE
GAC Group and NIO Capital will cooperate in a number of areas including R&D of intelligent new energy vehicles and manufacturing of automotive parts.
G7 GLP JOINT VENTURE
JV will focus on developing next generation smart heavy-duty trucks powered by autonomous driving, new energy technologies, logistics big data and exploring innovative models of ‘vehicle-as-a-service’.