Nio says vehicle falls from third floor of its Shanghai headquarters

Nio says vehicle falls from third floor of its Shanghai headquarters

When one of its vehicles fell from the third floor of its headquarters in Shanghai, Nio said two people were killed.

The incident took place on Wednesday at around 17: 20 local time, the firm said. The people who died were inside the vehicle as it fell from the building.

Our company has collaborated with the public security department to launch an investigation and analysis of the cause of the accident. Based on the analysis of the situation at the scene, we can initially confirm that this was an accident not caused by the vehicle the company said in a statement.

We feel very sad about this accident and would like to express our deepest condolences to our colleague and partner who lost their lives. A team has been set up to help the families, it added.

The horror story of two test drivers at China s electrical vehicle manufacturer NIO being killed when a car crashed into a building and came crashing down from a great height. Stephen McDonell, 4 ZNI 2 t 7 LqZ -- Stephen McDonell June 23, 2022 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. One comment read it shows the cold blood of capitalism, while another said The last sentence is so indifferent. The driver came to test the vehicle, but you say the accident has nothing to do with it? The carmaker has since posted a revised version of the statement, which still refers to the crash as an accident, but now has not caused by the vehicle in brackets to de-emphasise that part of the sentence. RIP Nio is now at the forefront of China's home-grown drive to dominate the electric vehicle industry. It has put a lot of interchangeable batteries in its cars to address customer concerns about frequent charging.