Some 208,800 plug-in electric cars were sold in October 2018 (up 75%) globally, which is a new all-time record. 2 million will be sold this year.
BYD says policy changes did not impact their decision. Although those incentives were previously stated as a factor in choosing the Canadian province.
The biggest problem was range - just about 177 miles instead of the expected 275 miles. The city says that batteries were overheating too.
BYD, the biggest player in the electric bus segment in Europe, received this year its first order from Denmark, which becomes the second new country for BYD...
Electric buses already have a lower total cost of ownership over an eight-year period. Not to mention the positive impact on air quality too.
It's hard to fathom, but for BYD, plug-in electric cars account for more than half of the brands total monthly sales.
Tesla is making its move into China more quickly now. Many Chinese companies make EVs and some sell remarkably well. How will this impact Tesla?
Tesla has knocked the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance out of the #1 spot to become the top seller of plug-in electric cars worldwide this year.
The most popular model in September was the Tesla Model 3 with a record of nearly 23,600 sales and almost 12% of the total plug-in car volume.
New BYD plug-in cars roll off the assembly line in Shenzhen every 90 seconds. BYD is also producing its own lithium-ion battery cells.
BYD is preparing to launch the all-electric Tang EV500 SUV with some 310 miles of range, and BYD Song MAX DM plug-in hybrid, with 7 seats.
Vancouver’s largest private bus operator, WESTCOAST Sightseeing, is committed to having a 100% clean-energy fleet by 2023.
The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) that operates in Martha's Vineyard island in Massachusetts plans to convert all diesel buses to battery electric and builds...
In August, over 172,400 plug-in cars were sold globally, which is 76% more than a year ago and guess what? The Tesla Model 3 leads by leaps and bounds.