Aug 30, 2016 - 08:11 am EV success story. Sales of electric and hybrid vehicles rose 160 percent at BYD YoY in the first half of 2016, earning the carmaker more than 2bn dollars. Overall, BYD’s net profit rise 384 percent to about 348m dollars. forbes.com – ADVERTISEMENT – Previous article Techrules, OLEV, Tesla, Daimler. Next article Citroën, Tesla, China, Clement Vehicles, Fire.