-- Modest Price Increase in China on Certain Existing Models--
-- Pricing Reflects Growing Value of Premium Lifestyle Experience--
BEIJING, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Niu Technologies (“Niu”, or “the Company”) (NIU), the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility solutions, today announced an increase in the retail price for certain models in its N, M and U series sold in China. The increase will range from RMB 100 to 500, or approximately 1% to 5% per scooter. The price increase will be effective on April 11, 2019.
Niu Technologies’ CFO Hardy Zhang commented, “Price increases are a fact of life, but we work very hard to provide a more engaging and valuable riding experience for our customers. Models being sold now integrate our latest technology, offering better battery performance, better ride performance, advanced rider experience features, and more optimized maintenance regime. We believe our pricing represents an outstanding value for our customers, who are interested in reflecting a premium lifestyle in their daily transportation experience.”
As the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility solutions, NIU designs, manufactures and sells high-performance smart e-scooters. NIU has a streamlined product portfolio consisting of three series, N, M and U that address the needs of different segments of the modern urban resident, while being united through a common design language that emphasizes style, freedom and technology. NIU has adopted an omnichannel retail model, integrating the offline and online channels, to sell its products and provide services. For more information, please visit www.niu.com.
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