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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…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 14

BYD Qin

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 HybridCars.com aptly notes, it took just 29 months (or 2 years and 5 months) to cross the…

3 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…

3 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…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 3