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Dramatic Nio Crash in Shanghai Spurs Debate – CnEVPost

The accident involving a Nio test vehicle that reportedly plunged off the fifth floor of the company’s headquarters in Shanghai had become “one of the most discussed topics on Weibo”


The accident involving a Nio test vehicle that reportedly plunged off the fifth floor of the company's headquarters in Shanghai had become "one of the most discussed topics on Weibo".
No explanation has been given yet for why the EV flew out of a carpark in the building on Thursday afternoon. Photo: Weibo/CnEVPost.

 

A dramatic accident involving a Nio test vehicle that reportedly plunged off the fifth floor of the company’s headquarters in Shanghai has put the “EV maker into the spotlight”, according to a report by CnEVPost, which said the crash had become “one of the most discussed topics on Weibo”.

People trapped inside the car were rescued after firefighters arrived and freed them from the vehicle late on Thursday afternoon but the circumstances as to why the camouflaged vehicle flew out of the building’s carpark were unclear, the report said, adding that the group confirmed the accident.

Read the full report: CnEVPost.

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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