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BYD e6

2016 BYD e6 To Get Increased Range

BYD often states that its e6 all-electric car, offered mostly to fleets, has up to 186 miles (300 km) of range using over 60 kWh of energy. Real-world range however is typically much lower (~140 miles), but BYD notes that there is a plan to increase the e6’s range by…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 39

BYD Tang

BYD Tang Ice Test – Video

BYD released an interesting video from winter tests of its upcoming Tang plug-in hybrid. The car was tested in Yakeshi, Inner Mongolia, China at the Bosch Automotive Test and Technology Center. In red, the Tang looks like a winner and we believe it should sell as well as Qin in…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

BYD Electric K9

BYD Secures Nottingham Electric Bus Tender

BYD announced “a potential game changer” as the company received a purchase contract for 13 electric buses (12m long) to Nottingham City Council (NCC), along with associated charging equipment. What’s special about Nottingham, UK? Well, Nottingham is the electric city with largest fleet of 45 electric buses in Europe and…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Delivery ceremony of BYD ebus and e6 crossover held in Thailand on Mar.18th

BYD Launching EV Sales In Thailand With Loxley

BYD is trying to expand electric vehicle sales across the world with mixed results. The latest market is Thailand where e6 all-electric cars and K9 electric buses will be sold together with Loxley, a company operating in Thailand for more than 76 years. The inaugural event seems bold.  So too…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 2

BYD Qin

BYD Readying For Electric Car Sales In South Korea

China’s BYD is gearing up to sell its electric cars in South Korea before the end of 2015. This news comes via a senior executive at BYD who spoke at the International Electric Vehicle Expo held each May in South Korea. Per news Agency Xinhua: Liu Xueliang, BYD’s general manager…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 0

BYD Tang

BYD Races To Triple Battery Production

According to an Automotive News article, BYD is on track to establish 34 GWh of annual battery production capacity before 2020. This, of course, reminds us of the 35 GWh Gigafactory planned by Tesla, which is one of the points made in the article. BYD closed the year 2014 with…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

BYD e6

Uber & BYD To Test Electric Taxis

According to Reuters, Uber signed a deal with BYD to test the electric e6 as taxis in the US. “The electric car is part of Uber’s program to help drivers buy or lease new or used cars.” As it turns out, 25 BYD cars are being tested in Chicago through…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7