Click tip: Take a tour of the BYD bus factory in Californian Lancaster, located 75 miles from LA. The electric buses are build from the bottom up, starting with steel frames over panelling, wiring, painting, assembly of batteries and motors and testing.
Reading tip: Consumer Report’s reliability study considers hybrids without a plug to be more reliable than EVs and PHEVs. One must note however, that the report did not include the VW e-Golf, Chevy Spark, Ford Focus EV and Kia Soul EV.
Events for the upcoming days: FIA Formula E Championship, Round 1 (Oct 24; Beijing, China) ++ Battery and Energy Storage Shanghai (Oct 27-30; Shanghai, China) ++ Asia Clean Energy Summit (Oct 27-28; Singapore) ++ Webinar “Advanced and post lithium-ion batteries technologies and markets” (Oct 27) ++ Tokyo Motor Show (Oct 30-Nov 08; Tokyo, Japan)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar
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