BYD Launches First All-Electric Bus in Rio de Janeiro

BYD Launches First All-Electric Bus in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro becomes the third city in Brazil to evaluate BYD’s 12 meter electric bus. Earlier, BYD demonstrated this bus in São Paulo and Salvador. Public transportation companies Fetranspor and Rio Bus will test the BYD ebus for one month on line 249 (Water-Santa Carioca). The Operation Manager for Mobility at Fetranspor,…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

Mayor of Ankara launches BYD pure electric bus trial

BYD Starts Electric Bus Trials in Turkey

The capital of Turkey, Ankara is the latest stop on the BYD route to demonstrate electric buses to the whole world.  As of now, over 25 cities in Europe have evaluated the bus in revenue service. The trial in Ankara will be slightly longer than usual and will take one…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

BYD e6 is One of China's Most Popular EVs

BYD to Launch Electric Supercar in 2015?

According to a China Car Times report, BYD’s Deputy Sales Manager Li Yun Fei stated that the automaker will introduce a new electric supercar in 2015, which probably is the E9 on which the first rumors emerged last year. “The sports car has already been codenamed the E9 internally with…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 5

BYD Electric Bus

Long Beach Transit May Not Receive Funding For 10 BYD e-bus

According to a report, there is formal problem with tender for 10 electric buses for Long Beach Transit in California, won by BYD year ago. Federal Transit Administration may block federal grant money to buy BYD vehicles: “In two letters obtained by the newspaper, FTA officials reportedly warn Long…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 8