According to sources related with the matter, the EV maker NIO just completed the construction of the modern assembly line at its second factory located at Xinqiao, Hefei, Anhui province. In less than 7 months, NIO went from breaking ground to the completion of the main project and the installation of process equipment.
According to the same source, the four major workshops and energy centers of punching, welding, coating, assembly, and electric drive have been basically completed, and the process equipment is currently being debugged.
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NEO Park construction started on April 29, 2021 and NIO is one of the largest members of the hub. The 16,950-acre park features three main function areas, smart manufacturing, R&D and living space, and eco-park. NeoPark will have production capacity for one million electric cars and 100 GWh of batteries per year on an area of 11.3 square kilometres.
The hub will focus on innovative research and development of vehicles core parts and components but also on autonomous driving envisions becoming a pioneering innovation chain with global competitiveness.
In early April, NIO had announced the ceremony for the completion of NIO’s Vehicle Pilot Center on March 16 with the first vehicle from NeoPark in Hefei rolling off the production line. “In 2021, we established NEO Park. In 2022, in addition to the ongoing ET5 build, multiple new models will start their pilot build at this site. The vehicle pilot center will support the fast development and high-quality launch of NIO’s new products.” — NIO stated.