became the first company in China and one of the first in the world to receive UN Regulation No. 155 certification.

Nio today announced that it has become certified pursuant to UN Regulation No. 155 (UN-R155) on the cybersecurity management systems, making it the first company in China and one of the first in the world to receive certification under this regulation.

UN-R155 is the world's first mandatory regulation on vehicle cybersecurity, which is widely applied in countries and regions such as EU, UK, Japan and Korea. The move is indispensable assistance to Nio's globalization process, according to the company.

Cybersecurity is fundamental to the smart electric vehicle user experience, Nio said, adding that since its commencement, Nio has been committed to securing vehicle cybersecurity.

The company has built technical teams in China, the US and Germany and has industry-leading security R&D capabilities, Nio said.

At the Nio Day 2021 event on December 18, William Li, founder, chairman and CEO of Nio, said Nio will enter Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark next year.

The company has already entered Norway, Nio's first stop in overseas markets, and opened its first overseas Nio House in Oslo in October.

Nio aims to serve users in more than 25 countries and territories worldwide by 2025, Li said.

While announcing the ET5, Li said the model is designed in accordance with C-NCAP and Euro NCAP five-star safety standards and features an ultra-high-strength steel and aluminum hybrid body with an overall torsional stiffness of 34,000 Nm/deg.

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