Chinese automaker Nio launches service lease accumulatively Dragun | 21.08.2020
The battery is one of the most expensive components of electric vehicles — leasing enables the manufacturer to reduce the price and gain a competitive advantage.
The service is called “battery as a service” (BaaS). It involves monthly payments for use.
The cheapest car in the BaaS program, is the car of class SUV Nio ES6 for $39 553. The same machine with the supplied battery costs $49748. Savings from the purchase will be $10,000.
Battery Nio unified for the whole model range. Now the producer line consists of three models.
Nio hopes that through the program of leasing more users of petrol vehicles will pay attention to electric vehicles.
Nio manages the 143 stations on replacement batteries in China before the end of 2021 will build another 300.
The company plans to enter the European market in 2022.