May 23, 2016 - 08:38 am BYD reache milestone. Chinese BYD sold their 50,000th Qin PHEV, hitting the milestone as quickly as the Chevy Volt had done. The car was launched in 2013 and is one BYD’s first “super-electric” vehicles, boasting 43 mi of electric range. hybridcars.com – ADVERTISEMENT – Previous article APWorks, Nissan, San Francisco, Hanyan University. Next article VW, Mercedes, Geely, NextEV, JAC, rimOnO, Formula E.