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Electric cars in China

Two killed as car crashes to ground from Nio's Shanghai office

Chinese electric vehicle maker says probing cause of bizarre accident

Social media footage of the crash shows rescue workers attempting to get inside the gray car as it lies on its side surrounded by broken glass and other debris. (Photo from Ifeng News' Twitter) 

SHANGHAI -- Two people are dead after a test car flew out of Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio's Shanghai headquarters and plunged several stories to the ground.

The bizarre accident, which happened Wednesday evening, killed both passengers inside the vehicle despite efforts to save them.

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