Thailand's first locally assembled K9 debuts at Bangkok’s Government House

First Thailand-Made BYD Electric Bus Hits The Road

BYD is expanding its presence in Thailand, where it recently presented the first locally assembled K9 electric bus. Thailand isn’t that far from China, but it seems that BYD has high hopes in this market. Within three months, Thailand will launch a major tender for 200 electric buses. Enough to…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

The K7 buses ready for operation at the charging lineup

BYD Delivers 300 Electric Buses To Shanwei City, China

BYD feeds us with photos of endless electric bus queues in China these days. In Shanwei City, Guangdong Province BYD is in the  process of delivering 300 8-meter (26-feet) electric buses called K7. It seems that BYD was so generous to Shanwei City that it included a telephone booth for every driver provided…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7


BYD Qin Ranks At Top Of J.D. Power’s Quality Study

BYD has a reason to be happy, as its Qin plug-in hybrid nearly won its category Midsize Upper Economy in the latest J.D. Power 2015 China Initial Quality Study (IQS). The Qin was second best with a score of 75 problems reported per 100 vehicles, while the top ICE model (Hyundai…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – November 2015

BYD Plug-In Electric Car Sales Surge To 7,000 In November

November was an especially strong month for plug-in electric car sales for BYD. The Chinese manufacturer delivered nearly 7,000 plug-in cars – 6,948. That’s not only a new high, but nearly 5,000 more than one year ago. China’s plug-in electric car market seems to be at full swing now. Plug-in…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 9

CMP receives Chinese electric buses in Malmö

Green Electric Buses From BYD Delivered To Malmö

BYD recently delivered two electric buses to Malmö, Sweden where they will be used for local bus services in Ängelholm and Eskilstun. These are the first Chinese EV buses unloaded at CMP’s vehicle terminal in Malmö, Scandinavia’s largest car port. “CMP has been working for a long time to position the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 8

BYD Tang

BYD Eyes UK’s Booming Plug-In Hybrid Market

BYD offers its all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars mainly in China, but the Chinese company always “Builds Its Dream” to sell worldwide. This is not an easy task. Historically, besides some early announcements for the e6 (and F3DM PHEV) to launch in the U.S. that didn’t happened, and some small regional fleet sales,…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 2

BYD Electric Double Decker

BYD Debuts 3 New Electric Buses At 2015 Busworld

BYD unveiled three new electric bus models for the European market at 2015 Busworld. The first is a pure electric double decker – one of five, which right after the event will be used in London! With 345 kWh it will go 300 km (186 miles) on a single charge. “Designed…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 11