Chinese EV Company NIO added five battery swap stations on Sunday and another five new stations on Monday. This brings the total to 410. The Company is well on track of it’s target to launch 4000 charging stations by 2030.
Of the five new battery swap stations added on Sunday, four are located in Shanxi Province in northern China and one in Jiangmen, Guangdong Province in southern China.
The five new battery swap stations that were added on Monday are all located in Shanghai.
Nio’s second-generation battery swap stations can hold up to 13 batteries and provide up to 312 services per day. Cars can park automatically and complete the battery swap in 3-5 minutes.
As of Today, NIO has 38 battery swap stations, 28 supercharging stations, 12 destination charging stations and access to 27,824 third-party charging piles in Shanghai.
NIO originally planned to have 500 battery swap stations in China by the end of this year, but at the first NIO Power Day event on July 9, the company’s co-founder and president Qin Lihong announced that the target had been raised to 700.
By 2025, NIO hopes to have 90 percent of customers within a 3 km radius of a battery swap station.