NIO Capital is a leading investment firm striving to reshape the automotive industry through new energy and innovative technology.
Established in 2016 under the sponsorship of NIO, NIO Capital has been leveraging its unique access to global & Chinese innovations, extensive market expertise, and a flourishing ecosystem to find, build, and support category-leading companies in fields such as electric vehicles, autonomous driving, shared mobility, advanced energy networks, and new materials.
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 the 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
2019-05GAC-NIO Launches New Brand HYCAN
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 an official agreement to establish the NIO New Energy Development Fund in Wuhan.
Strategic Alliance with Changan Automobile
NIO and Changan Automobiles formed a joint venture to collaborate closely on smart and connected electric vehicles
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
The JV will focus on exploring and developing next generation autonomous smart heavy-duty trucks, new energy technologies, big data in logistics, and innovative models such as ‘vehicle-as-a-service’.
GAC-NIO Launches New Brand HYCAN
GAC-NIO Joint Venture will embrace light-asset mentality and construct an intelligent ecosystem focused on mobility