The first batch of e6 taxis to integrate the Montevideo fleet

Uruguay Adds 50 BYD e6 Taxis To Fleet

BYD is entering Uruguay with delivery of 50 all-electric e6 taxi in Montevideo. This is another project in South America, as the Chinese company earlier delivered 45 e6 taxis in Bogota, Colombia. Before introduction, the vehicles were in testing since February this year. There are some 5,000 taxis in Uruguay…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 9

The 30' BYD K7 that will be joining COMO Connect's fleet in 2015

Columbia, Missouri Orders First Electric Buses

COMO Connect in the City of Columbia, Missouri joins the electric revolution by including in its bus fleet four EVs. On September 1, COMO Connect will take delivery of its first electric transit 40′ bus made in California by BYD, which will be used to experiment on a number of…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 10

Hong Kong To Get BYD Buses Soon (soruce Nikkei Asian Review)

Hong Kong To Get Electric Buses This Year

Hong Kong has become more friendly to electric vehicles thanks to government support and more charging infrastructure. According to Nikkei Asian Review, there are over 2,200 EVs in the metropolis compared to just 100 in 2010. Teslas and BMW i are among them. Later this year, there will be introduced…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2

BYD e6

Opoli’s San Diego Ridesharing Fleet To Get 50 BYD e6 EVs

BYD has found its way to enter the California electric car market, at least at a pilot stage – through ridesharing. Ridesharing is a concept that replaces taxis, joining passengers with different drivers using an app.  And here is BYD Motors, who intends to make available 50 e6 electric crossovers to…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

BYD to Deliver 10 Electric Buses to Campinas Public Transport Fleet

BYD To Deliver 10 Electric Buses To Campinas, Brazil

BYD is expanding its electric bus business in Brazil. Recently, BYD of Brasil and Campinas City Administration announced agreement for 10 12-meter, 4-door, low-floor urban buses, which will join the Campinas city fleet. This is so far the largest project with electric buses in Brazil and later this year BYD…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 8

All 8 Of BYD's 8 Vehicles On Display At Shanghai Auto Show Are Plug-In Electric Cars

Cuban Government Orders BYD Electric Vehicles

Cuba, full of cars from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, soon should get its first modern electric cars, and according to Forbes first on the island will be BYD. The Chinese company is expected to deliver 719 electric sedans, but there are no details on the model. “On Friday, Chinese…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 8

BYD to supply world's first electric double decker to London

London England’s Iconic Double-Decker Buses To Go Electric

Transportation for London has contracted BYD for the manufacture of a brand new, battery electric replacement of double-decker buses. The first of which will enter service in October. Under the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) proposals, London intends to electrify all 300 single-deck buses in central London by 2020. At least part…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

BYD launches latest pure electric ebus at UITP and challenges the transport industry

BYD Shows Off Its Newest Electric Bus

BYD came to the UITP (International Union of Public Transport) Show in Milan, Italy with a new version of its electric bus. According to the Chinese manufacturer, which is calling itself the world’s largest maker of pure electric full size buses, the new model is heavily enhanced. “The BYD stand features…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7