Denza EV Enters Production

Denza begins its adventure on the EV market in China this month. Production in Pingshan, Shenzhen already started. The production line at Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. has annual capacity of 40,000 units, which is a lot and rather will not be fully utilized for now (the best selling…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 7


Denza EV First Drive Review

Autocar recently had chance to test drive the Denza electric car, which is the fruit of the  BYD and Daimler joint venture. As we could expect, Denza can’t compare directly to European or US cars and article begins with: “Daimler joint venture with BYD yields this four-door notchback for China,…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

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BYD T5 Electric Truck Again Spotted In China

Almost a year passed by since we first saw spy shots of the all-electric T5 truck from BYD. It seems that the Chinese company is still working on this project, as a recent report was released with new photos. The only data on range and top speed remains the same at…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

Energy storage applications

BYD Batteries Find Home In 4 MW Energy Storage System In Ontario, Canada

Renewable Energy Systems Canada announced final certification of the company’s second energy storage system, Amphora (named after an ancient type of vessel), installed in Central Strathroy, west of London, Ontario. The system, developed by RES Canada for “frequency regulation,” uses 2.6 MWh of BYD America lithium-ion batteries, which indicates that…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 3

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BYD Electric Bus Travels 746 Miles In 24 Hours

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, the first to received from BYD a California-made electric bus, announced that the vehicle (still in tests) is performing better than advertised. This weekend AVTA and BYD conducted a 24-hour marathon loop from Rosamond to Palmdale a total of 18 times on three shifts (each…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 9