Electric vehicle innovator NIO needed to rollout an R&D platform to support its rapid global expansion. The company chose the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and its Electro Mobility Accelerator industry solution to bring together different disciplines in its development and manufacturing teams.
Born from a growing concern about the high pollution levels in many cities across China—and worldwide – NIO hopes that when the car ownership experience exceeds expectations, electric vehicles will simply become the natural choice for everyone, leading to a more sustainable tomorrow. Hence, the electric automotive start-up’s Chinese name: Weilai, which translates as ‘blue sky coming.’
Since it was founded in 2014, the company has been building a new generation of electric road cars that deliver superior performance and unique user experiences, backed by its vision to help consumers rediscover the ‘joyful lifestyle’ of car ownership. More than just simply another premium electric carmaker, NIO wants to become the first “user enterprise” and is capitalizing on the huge changes underway in the automotive industry to change the way people perceive and use cars for the better.
The company chose the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as the foundation for its enterprise-wide research and development (R&D) activities.
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