Tag: BYD

May 31, 2023 - 01:17 pm

BYD-Castrosua presents first electric city bus

BYD has presented the first electric bus jointly developed with the Spanish chassis builder Castrosua. Both companies signed a manufacturing partnership last year. The first units of the electric bus will soon be in use in Spain.

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May 31, 2023 - 12:01 pm

ICCT e-mobility transition ranking shows Tesla and BYD in lead

A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) assesses how effectively the world’s 20 largest automakers are transitioning to electric vehicles. At the top of the ranking is Tesla, followed by Chinese manufacturer BYD, which is catching up fast.

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May 25, 2023 - 11:17 am

BYD eyes European locations for electric car plant

BYD is aiming to produce electric cars in Europe from 2025 onwards and is currently looking for locations in France, Spain and Germany. Although the Chinese automotive giant has not yet revealed a preference among these locations, the UK has already been ruled out.

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May 12, 2023 - 10:33 am

China: 636,000 additional New Energy Vehicles in April

Sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in China fell slightly in April. According to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), 636,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) were sold in April – 17,000 fewer than in March.

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May 11, 2023 - 11:08 am

BYD lowers prices for the Seal in China

BYD is lowering the entry-level price in China for its Seal electric sedan, which was introduced last year, to below 200,000 yuan for the first time. Officially, however, BYD is not talking about a price reduction, but about the relaunch of a cheaper facelift.

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Apr 28, 2023 - 10:20 am

BYD increased quarterly profit significantly

BYD earned more than five times as much in the first quarter of 2023 as in the same period last year. BYD’s net profit rose by 411 per cent to 4.1 billion yuan (about $592 million). Revenue increased by almost 80 per cent to 120.2 billion yuan. That is the equivalent of $17,4 billion in […]

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Apr 21, 2023 - 11:31 am

BYD considers battery materials factory in Chile

BYD is planning to build a battery material factory in Chile. That is according to the Chilean economic development agency CORFO. The South American country wants to put the lithium industry under state control – but BYD, among others, could be given preferential treatment.

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Apr 14, 2023 - 01:24 pm

BYD customers to get Shell discounts in Europe

BYD Europe and Shell EV Charging Solutions have entered into a cooperation to offer at least 100,000 BYD customers in Europe access to DC and HPC charging on the Shell Recharge network with special conditions.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 11:39 am

BYD confirms European launch of the Dolphin & Seal

BYD is gearing up to release two more electric models to Europe with the Dolphin and Seal. The Dolphin will be available from June/July and the Seal from August/September. Technical details are now available for both models.

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Apr 12, 2023 - 11:31 am

NEV sales in China rise to 653,000 models over March

According to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), sales of New Energy Vehicles (NEV) in China stood at 653,000 units last month. This represents a year-on-year increase of 34.8 per cent and a 24.4 per cent increase compared to February.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 11:22 am

BYD launches on the Spanish market

Chinese carmaker BYD is now selling its electric cars in Spain. It will soon kick off its Atto 3 SUV, Tang SUV and Han sedan sales there. BYD also sells the models in other European countries.

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Mar 27, 2023 - 12:01 pm

How does the Atto 3 from BYD measure up?

With the Atto 3, BYD is targeting a price-performance breakthrough in Europe. BYD’s other two models, Han and Tang, cost over 70,000 euros. Our first drive in the Atto 3 showed it to be a solid mid-range level car with convincing equipment for the price. The one big weak point is its fast charging capabilities.

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Mar 16, 2023 - 11:40 am

Denza launches new electric N7 SUV in China

Denza, BYD’s Chinese joint venture with Mercedes-Benz, is preparing to launch a new model. According to the registration application with China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the vehicle is an electric SUV called the Denza N7.

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Mar 13, 2023 - 11:42 am

Over half a million NEVs sold in China over February

Around 525,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) were sold in China in February 2023, 55.9 per cent more than in the same month last year and 28.7 per cent more than in January 2023. BYD accounted for the largest number of vehicles – both NEVs and pure battery-electric cars.

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Feb 22, 2023 - 02:46 pm

Sixt to introduce BYD electric cars for hire in Australia

Sixt and BYD bring their cooperation Down Under as the German company will add at least 500 BYD EVs to the rental car fleet in Australia over the next twelve months. Sixt runs one of the country’s largest electric car fleets and works with BYD on other continents.

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Feb 20, 2023 - 03:50 pm

Alternative powertrains dominate the bus world

In 2022, 62% of all city buses in Europe were driven with an alternative powertrain. For over ten years, Wim Chatrou of Chatrou CME Solutions has been observing and analysing the European bus market. The two big surprises from 2022 were that Yutong registered the most electric buses across Europe, and Denmark came 4th in […]

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Feb 20, 2023 - 08:50 am

BYD announces new dealer partnerships in Europe

Chinese carmaker BYD has added two new dealer cooperations to its network in Europe. Motor Distributors Ltd (MLD) is active in Ireland and will offer BYD models at select locations, including in Dublin and Cork. RSA, a dealer with whom BYD already cooperates in Norway, will offer the Chinese EVs in Finland and Iceland.

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Feb 14, 2023 - 10:35 am

BYD to build new factory in China

BYD plans to open another factory for its Blade Batteries with lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) cells in China. According to an environmental audit report, BYD subsidiary FinDreams Technology will invest billion yuan (about 1.2 billion dollars) into the new 40-GWh production facility.

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Feb 10, 2023 - 01:51 pm

BYD to deliver 52 electric buses for Transdev

BYD has received an order for 52 electric buses from public transport operator Transdev in Sweden. The order includes 44 15-metre electric buses and eight 12-metre buses for use in the province of Gästrikland on the east coast of Sweden.

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Feb 10, 2023 - 01:34 pm

China’s NEV sales drop over January

The year is also off to a weak start in China, where around 408,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) were sold in January 2023, almost 50 per cent fewer than in December 2022 and 6.3 per cent fewer than in the same month last year. This is according to data from the China Association of Automobile […]

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:53 pm

National Express to procure 300 electric buses for West Midlands

The English bus operator National Express West Midlands is investing 150 million pounds in 300 electric buses to be delivered and deployed in the West Midlands by the end of December 2024. This means that more than a third of the operator’s fleet will be emission-free by that time.

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