Jun 10, 2022 - 12:02 pm
NEV sales continue to rise in China
Sales of New Energy Vehicles in China increased by around 50 per cent to 421,000 units in May compared to April. After a weak April, the Chinese market returned to the growth trend with the second-best monthly result of the year.
Jun 8, 2022 - 12:35 pm
BYD to supply Tesla with batteries
BYD will supply Tesla with battery cells. This rumour, which has been circulating since last year, has now been confirmed in essence for the first time by a BYD manager.
May 23, 2022 - 01:05 pm
BYD launches presales for the Seal in China
BYD has started pre-selling its Seal electric sedan in China. This means that the prices and technical data of the eagerly awaited electric car, which is intended to compete with the Tesla Model 3, are now known.
May 17, 2022 - 03:34 pm
Denza presents the D9 electric & hybrid van
Denza, BYD’s Chinese joint venture with Mercedes-Benz, has unveiled the D9, a van available with a choice of pure electric or hybrid drive. Prices for the BEV start at 390,000 Yuan (€55,000).
May 5, 2022 - 03:52 pm
Link Transit purchases more e-buses for Washington state
Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington has purchased eight additional 30-foot BYD battery-electric buses. The eight new BYD buses will complement Link’s growing all-electric fleet of 12 30- and 35-foot vehicles, with three additional 35-foot buses on order.
Apr 28, 2022 - 12:49 pm
BYD increases quarterly profit by 241%
BYD posted a net profit of 808 million yuan (116 million euros) in the first quarter of 2022, up 241 per cent from the same quarter last year. Sales increased by 63 per cent to 66.8 billion yuan.
Apr 27, 2022 - 10:52 pm
Hong Kong expands electric bus fleet
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB), the largest bus operator in Hong Kong, has put 16 BYD electric buses into service and has also ordered 52 electric-double-decker buses from both BYD and ADL for delivery next year.
Apr 26, 2022 - 01:08 pm
Vemo orders 1,000 e-cars from BYD in Mexico
BYD has received a large order for 1,000 electric cars from Mexico. Local mobility provider VEMO has ordered 1,000 units of the D1 electric car that was developed by BYD and Didi Chuxing for ridesharing services.
Apr 25, 2022 - 02:18 pm
BYD to build 45 GWh battery factory in Guangxi
BYD has announced the construction of another battery factory in China. The new plant in Nanning, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region in southern China, will produce battery cells and modules for both electric cars and stationary energy storage.
Apr 11, 2022 - 04:47 pm
BYD Tang gets a significantly larger battery
BYD has unveiled the new model year of its all-electric SUV model Tang EV that will be offered not only in China but also in Norway. In addition to a refreshed front and the option of a six- and seven-seater version offered for the first time, the 2022 Tang EV primarily offers more range thanks […]
Apr 11, 2022 - 02:12 pm
BYD to build new battery plant in Zhejiang
BYD is planning a new production facility for its blade batteries in Taizhou in the Chinese province of Zhejiang. Production capacities for 22 GWh per year are to be created there on an area of around one million square metres.
Apr 11, 2022 - 12:33 pm
NEV sales continue to rise in China
455,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China in March, 122.4 per cent more than in the same month last year and 43.6 per cent more than in February 2022, making March the strongest month of 2022 so far.
Apr 8, 2022 - 02:39 pm
CAM report shows Tesla as top e-mobility innovator
Within the framework of the annually updated ‘Electromobility Report 2022’ of the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), Tesla scored best by a clear margin. Volkswagen and Hyundai follow in second and third place for BEV innovations.
Apr 5, 2022 - 03:16 pm
BYD set to provide Hungary with 48 electric buses
BYD has received an order for 48 electric buses from Hungary’s largest public transport company Volánbusz. The 12-metre-long BYD electric buses are to be delivered to Volánbusz later this year and will be used in five Hungarian cities.
Apr 4, 2022 - 12:27 pm
BYD quits the combustion engine
BYD has announced they will only produce electric cars and plug-in hybrids from now on. Without much notice, the Chinese manufacturer has discontinued the production of petrol cars: The last pure combustion engine apparently rolled off the production line in February.
Apr 1, 2022 - 04:33 pm
BYD to deliver 30 electric buses for Nobina
The local transport operator Nobina has ordered another 30 electric buses from BYD for use in the Finnish capital region of Helsinki. The new order comprises 15 units each with a length of 13 and 15 metres, which are to be delivered to Helsinki at the end of 2022.
Mar 18, 2022 - 10:46 pm
BYD delivers another 21 electric buses to Copenhagen
BYD has delivered 21 more electric buses to the Danish bus operator Anchersen. These are 13-metre-long new-generation low-entry electric buses that will be used on several lines of the public transport operator Movia in Copenhagen.
Mar 9, 2022 - 11:31 am
China’s February NEV sales rise by 189%
In February, 317,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China. Compared to the same month last year, sales increased by 189 per cent. The ratio of plug-in hybrids and battery-electric cars within the NEV category remained nearly constant.
Mar 1, 2022 - 12:42 pm
Market analysis: Electric buses keep booming in Europe
The electric bus boom in Europe continues, as the registration figures in 2021 show. After 2,210 electric buses in 2020, a further 3,282 electric buses (in each case excluding trolleybuses) were newly registered in 2021, with manufacturers competing for market shares. So who is leading the charge?
Feb 23, 2022 - 04:09 pm
Einride orders 200 electric trucks from BYD
The Swedish technology company Einride has ordered 200 8TT electric trucks from BYD for use in the USA. The vehicles will be assembled in Lancaster, California, and are to be delivered successively in the coming months.
Feb 21, 2022 - 02:15 pm
BYD releases the 800-volt Yuan Plus in China
BYD has launched sales of the Yuan Plus in China, the first SUV model based on its ‘e-platform 3.0’ electric car platform. Although initially only available in China, the Yuan Plus is said to be the first BYD model developed for global markets.
Feb 20, 2022 - 02:19 pm
BYD planning Model-3-like 800-volt sedan called Seal
BYD is apparently planning an electric sedan called Seal based on the company’s 800-volt platform to compete with the Tesla Model 3. According to Chinese media, the BYD Seal could be unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show in April.
Feb 18, 2022 - 02:53 pm
BYD-ADL to supply 130 electric buses for Coventry
The manufacturing partners BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) will build 130 electric double-decker buses for National Express and Zenobē. The vehicles are scheduled to enter service in the English town of Coventry in early 2023.
Feb 15, 2022 - 01:05 pm
China marks over 400,000 NEVs sold in January
In China, 412,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs) were sold in January 2022. This was 141 per cent higher than in January 2021 for electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel cell cars, with battery-electric cars, in particular, making gains.