Nio ES6 Model was spotted today in the U.S. with a license plate from California

According to an Weibo user, a NIO ES6 Model was seen today in California, United States. The vehicle has a local licensed plate (California) and not a Chinese or Norwegian one. The Chinese EV maker plans to enter 25 countries within 3 years, as announced during the last NIO Day.

Nio began its international expansion last year when started selling in Norway and will enter another four European Markets during this year: Germany, Sweden, Denmark and The Netherlands.


Facebook user, Adam Lin, caught today the same vehicle on Interstate 880 which is a north–south auxiliary Interstate Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California.

Source: Adam Lin

Nio opened last week, the first Battery Swap Station outside China, in Norway and plans to have stations in five different Norwegian cities, with a total of 20 for the Norwegian customers.

Source: NIO

On January 16th, a NIO ES8 Model with MobilEye features was spotted in Germany. The vehicle was seen on the road in a city near Berlin, the German Capital. The vehicle had a German License plate, more precisely from the city of Munich but was seen in Lower Saxony, Braunschweig which is approximately 550km from north of Munich. On German License Plates, the first(s) letter(s) indicates the city or district from the vehicle.


Last week, Nio officially opened its first European Battery Swap Station, located in Norway – the first European Country for the Chinese EV maker. Last September, with the opening of the NIO House Oslo, Nio started selling its products in Europe and plans to enter another four markets this year and a total of 25 by 2025.

Yesterday, Fifth Gear Rechargeable reviewed NIO ES8 Model. The hosts went to Norway to test NIO ES8 Model and the innovative system of swapping vehicle’s battery beside the already known SuperCharging method.