BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – May 2016

In May BYD Sold Over 9,000 Plug-In Electric Cars In China

China plug-in vehicles sales in May resulted in well over 26,000 plug-in electric cars sold, which represented a 119% year-over-year according to specifc model data collected by the EV Sales Blog. Interestingly, over one third of the Chinese plug-in vehicle market is now in the possession of BYD, which in May…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 14


BYD Qin Sales Top 50,000, Tang Exceed 30,000

At some point in April BYD reached a significant milestone – selling its 50,000th Qin plug-in hybrid (50,490 to be precise + a few hundred of a new all-electric version for the model itself). As aptly notes, it took just 29 months (or 2 years and 5 months) to cross the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 12

BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – April 2016

Nearly 20,000 Plug-In Electric Cars Sold In China In April

Yesterday we touched on the fact that over 30,000 electrified vehicles were sold in China last month (including buses, commercial vehicles, micro-vehicles) Nearly 20,000 of those were plug-in passenger EV sales, as noted by the EV Sales Blog who took the time to break down and estimate the number by individual models (right…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

Balqon Electric Tractor

California To Award $23.6 Million For Zero Emission Trucks At Seaports

The State of California announced $23.6 million to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) for zero-emission Class 8 Drayage truck development and demonstration project. In total 43 all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles will by delivered in port-adjacent/disadvantaged communities found in Los Angeles, San Joaquin Valley, Oakland, San Diego and…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 3

BYD Qin EV300 & e5

BYD Launching Two New Pure Electric Models In China

BYD has announced the launch of two new pure electric cars – the e5 and Qin EV300 back home in China. Technically, the e5 was already presented on another occasion some time ago, but the Qin EV300 is completely new. As one could guess, the Qin EV300 is an all-electric version of the…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 22