SHANGHAI, China, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO; HKEX: 9866; SGX: NIO) (“NIO” or the “Company”), a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market, today published a notice to announce that it will hold an annual general meeting (the “AGM”) of shareholders (the “Notice of AGM”) at 10:30 am, Beijing time, on August 25, 2022 at Building 16, No. 56 AnTuo Road, Anting Town, Jiading District, Shanghai 201804, People’s Republic of China (or soon after the Class C Meeting and the Class A Meeting, both of which are defined below), for the purposes of considering and, if thought fit, passing the Proposed Resolutions set forth in the Notice of AGM. The Notice of AGM and form of proxy for the AGM are available on the Company’s website at https://ir.nio.com. The board of directors of NIO fully supports the Proposed Resolutions and recommends that shareholders and holders of ADSs vote in favor of the resolutions set out in the Notice of AGM.
The Company will hold a class meeting of holders of the Class C ordinary shares with a par value of US$0.00025 each (the “Class C Meeting”) and a class meeting of holders of Class A ordinary shares with a par value of US$0.00025 each (the “Class A Meeting”) for the purposes of considering and, if thought fit, passing the Class-based Resolution set forth respectively in the notice of each of the Class C Meeting and the Class A Meeting. Each of the Class C Meeting and the Class A Meeting will be held at the same venue and on the same date as the AGM, with the Class C Meeting to be held at 10:00 a.m. (Beijing time) and the Class A Meeting at 10:15 a.m. (Beijing time) (or soon after the Class C Meeting). The notice and form of proxy for each of the Class C Meeting and the Class A Meeting are available on the Company’s website at https://ir.nio.com.
Holders of record of ordinary shares of the Company at the close of business on Friday, July 22, 2022 (Hong Kong time) are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM or any adjournment or postponement thereof, and, as applicable, the Class C Meeting or the Class A Meeting. Holders of the Company’s American depositary shares (“ADSs”) as of the close of business on July 22, 2022 (New York time) who wish to exercise their voting rights for the underlying Class A ordinary shares must act through the depositary of the Company’s ADS program, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas. Holders of Class A ordinary shares which are held through (either directly or through depository agents) securities accounts maintained with The Central Depository (Pte) Limited (Singapore) (the “NIO CDP Depositors”) may provide instructions as to voting, or abstentions from voting, or be appointed as CDP’s proxy to attend and cast votes at the AGM and/or Class A Meeting. NIO CDP Depositors may refer to the Notice of AGM for further information on attendance and voting arrangements.
NIO has filed its annual report on Form 20-F, including its audited financial statements, for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. NIO’s Form 20-F can be accessed on the Company’s website at https://ir.nio.com, as well as on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
NIO Inc. is a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market. Founded in November 2014, NIO’s mission is to shape a joyful lifestyle. NIO aims to build a community starting with smart electric vehicles to share joy and grow together with users. NIO designs, develops, jointly manufactures and sells premium smart electric vehicles, driving innovations in next-generation technologies in autonomous driving, digital technologies, electric powertrains and batteries. NIO differentiates itself through its continuous technological breakthroughs and innovations, such as its industry-leading battery swapping technologies, Battery as a Service, or BaaS, as well as its proprietary autonomous driving technologies and Autonomous Driving as a Service, or ADaaS. NIO launched the ES8, a seven-seater flagship premium smart electric SUV in December 2017, and began deliveries of the ES8 in June 2018 and its variant, the six-seater ES8, in March 2019. NIO launched the ES6, a five-seater high-performance premium smart electric SUV, in December 2018, and began deliveries of the ES6 in June 2019. NIO launched the EC6, a five-seater premium smart electric coupe SUV, in December 2019, and began deliveries of the EC6 in September 2020. NIO launched the ET7, a flagship premium smart electric sedan, in January 2021, and began deliveries of the ET7 in March 2022. NIO launched the ET5, a mid-size premium smart electric sedan, in December 2021. NIO launched the ES7, a mid-large five-seater premium smart electric SUV, in June 2022.
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