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BYD K9-12d (source: China Daily)

BYD Unveils New K9-12d Electric Bus In Brazil

On November 6, BYD unveiled in Rio de Janeiro its latest version of its electric bus K9, the K9-12d. “d” is of course not related in any way to the Tesla Model S “D”. This is just the localized version for the South American market with four doors, 24 seats…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 2

BYD EV Charging Solutions

BYD EV Charging Solutions – Video

BYD recently presented all of its plug-in vehicles charging solutions already in use in China or prepared for launch in the future. Besides standard AC charging, DC, and a few Vehicle-To-Grid type system, the Chinese company surprised us with “Stereoscopic & Two Storey Charging Stations For Bus” and “Simplified Charging…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

The world's largest battery-electric vehicle is a 60-foot articulated bus that carries 120 passengers over 170 miles per single electric charge.

BYD Unveils World’s Biggest Electric Bus

At the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo, BYD unveiled its new electric vehicle – the all-electric 60-foot articulated bus. It’s named “The Lancaster” after the city in California where it was designed and manufactured. Lancaster Vice Mayor Marvin Crist proclaimed: “BYD Motors is an American manufacturing company residing…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 15

BYD Qin

BYD Qin Sales Grow Strong to Over 1,300 In August

BYD has been steadily increasing sales of its flagship New Energy Vehicle (NEV), the Qin plug-in hybrid in China every month this year. The Chinese company sold in August 1,316 units, which is far higher than the sales volume of any other full size electric car. Total Qin sales after…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 10

The 40-foot BYD electric bus (American-made in BYD's Lancaster, CA factory)

BYD Drives Electric Bus From California To Houston

After a 750-mile trip around Lancaster, California in 24 hours, BYD now demonstrates that its electric bus can go 1,500 miles from Lancaster to Houston just to catch the APTA EXPO. According to article, there were 10 charges along the way (so, 150 miles on average) where the BYD bus was…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

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Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today

Taking a break from the hard and fast news cycle of the week, we are stepping back for something a little less precise – “The Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today”. And rather than just put out a list myself representing InsideEVs, we opened it up to all…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 57

BYD Qin

BYD Betting On Plug-In Hybrids Over BEVs For Private Use

MarketWatch recently had the opportunity to talk with Wang Chuanfu, BYD chief executive officer. As we know from earlier posts, BYD already delivered some 6,600 Qin plug-in hybrids in the first half of the year in China and received orders for thousands of electric buses. Revenue from selling e-buses are…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 15

ABB and China’s BYD form global alliance in energy storage solutions for a better world

BYD, ABB Form Global Energy Storage Alliance

ABB and BYD announced a strategic collaboration to jointly develop new solutions for energy storage. The partners would like to complement their strengths. In the case of BYD, those strengths are related to battery technology, while ABB has know-how in grid storage, as well as electric vehicle charging. Noteworthy is…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 12