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BYD To Open Electric Truck Assembly Plant In Canada

BYD says thanks to significant growth from both municipalities and businesses for its electric trucks in Canada, it will open an assembly plant in the province of Ontario. The facility will launch with roughly 40 employees in 2018. Initially parts would be supplied from China, but in the future, more…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 12

A Record 123,000 Plug-In EVs Were Sold Worldwide In September

Global plug-in electric vehicle sales increased to record levels in September, tallying some ~122,860 deliveries (up 55%), and obliterating the old high-water mark of about 105,000. The YTD worldwide total (after nine months) now stands at roughly 766,000 after nine months, which is roughly equal to the amount of plug-ins that sold…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 29

BYD & ENEL Pursuing 90 EV Bus Project In Chile

90 electric buses would be one of the largest tenders ever in South America.   Taking into consideration the region and the scale, it might be a contract that only BYD can fulfill right now. BYD says that “this agreement seeks to make available at least 90 buses to the current operators….

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

BYD Sells 11,000 Plug-In EVs In China For August

BYD continues to set the plug-in vehicle sales bar for other manufactures to strive for, as once again in August the OEM sold ~11,000 EVs, eclipsing the 5-digit level for the 3rd month in a row. Tracking the numbers from China can be a tricky task, especially when the numbers…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

BYD Furthers U.S. Expansion Plans – Video

BYD wants to make more buses in the US from CNBC. BYD, often referred to as the Warren Buffett-backed Chinese automaker, is now finishing the third phase of its expansion of its U.S. production facility in Lancaster, California – now capable of building up to 1,500 electric buses annually. Previously, the assembly…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 0