Two new models hit the market - the all-electric Tang and the plug-in hybrid Song MAX

Sales of BYD plug-in electric cars quickly increased in March as some 29,222 copies were delivered in China (up 123% year-over-year).

It turns out to be the second-best result ever and, by the way, plug-ins now represent 64% of total BYD car sales.

Total sales in Q1 exceed 71,000, compared to less than 29,000 a year ago.

BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – March 2019

BYD plug-in electric car sales in China – March 2019

In March BYD, started sales of two new plugs-ins - the all-electric version of the Tang and the plug-in hybrid minivan Song MAX PHEV.

Because the BYD e6 was retired, currently the offer consists of 9 models and a few more are expected soon on the market.

BYD sales breakdown:

  • Yuan BEV – 10,021
  • e5 – 8,083
  • Tang PHEV – 4,763
  • Qin PHEV – 2,051
  • Tang BEV - 1,594
  • Song PHEV – 1,034
  • Qin BEV – 1,032
  • Song BEV – 578
  • Song MAX PHEV - 66