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BYD Takes #1, #2, & #4 In China Electric Car Sales | CleanTechnica

The Chinese market had more than 31,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 95% increase over the same month last year, inline with the annual growth rate, with the EV market share firmly above the 1% barrier, at 1.3% of all new car sales.

At this rhythm, the Chinese EV market is headed for some 450,000 units and 1.5% market share by December 31st, which will not only beat North Ameri More

The Chinese market had more than 31,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 95% increase over the same month last year, inline with the annual growth rate, with the EV market share firmly above the 1% barrier, at 1.3% of all new car sales.

At this rhythm, the Chinese EV market is headed for some 450,000 units and 1.5% market share by December 31st, which will not only beat North Ameri More

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BYD Seeks to Channel Tesla’s Model 3 Buzz With Brand Focus – Bloomberg

BYD to focus on brand appeal as top priority in next 2-3 years
Buffett-backed carmaker to unveil new model in Beijing Monday
BYD Co. will make improving its brand image the top priority for the Chinese electric car maker, as Tesla Motors Inc.’s success in attracting tens of thousands of reservations for its new Model 3 underscored the importance of star appeal.
The maker of the More

BYD to focus on brand appeal as top priority in next 2-3 years
Buffett-backed carmaker to unveil new model in Beijing Monday
BYD Co. will make improving its brand image the top priority for the Chinese electric car maker, as Tesla Motors Inc.’s success in attracting tens of thousands of reservations for its new Model 3 underscored the importance of star appeal.
The maker of the More

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BYD plug in sales grow globally, but US future remains cloudy

Coming off a year where it leapfrogged Tesla Motors in global electric vehicle sales, China-based BYD isn’t shy about touting its green-vehicle technology and growing popularity. When it comes to specifics about when Americans can expect to see the company’s plug-in vehicles en masse, however, the company is making about as much noise as an electric vehicle. It’s being awfully qu More

Coming off a year where it leapfrogged Tesla Motors in global electric vehicle sales, China-based BYD isn’t shy about touting its green-vehicle technology and growing popularity. When it comes to specifics about when Americans can expect to see the company’s plug-in vehicles en masse, however, the company is making about as much noise as an electric vehicle. It’s being awfully qu More

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BYD On Track to Lead 2015 Global Plug In Car Sales | CleanTechnica

Here at CleanTechnica, we regularly cover all of the great work BYD is doing — cranking out great electric buses, selling several plug-in hybrid cars in China, and the impressive adoption of the fleet EVs BYD is selling around the world. Today, I am especially excited because we get to see what that production looks like on the global scale, all rolled up. The latest EV-Sales Blogspot update, wi More

Here at CleanTechnica, we regularly cover all of the great work BYD is doing — cranking out great electric buses, selling several plug-in hybrid cars in China, and the impressive adoption of the fleet EVs BYD is selling around the world. Today, I am especially excited because we get to see what that production looks like on the global scale, all rolled up. The latest EV-Sales Blogspot update, wi More

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The World’s Largest Electric Vehicle Maker Also Has a US Presence | Business Wire

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BYDwas the first to deliver a truly zero-emissions ecosystem to the world in 2011 (as the only EV manufacturer that also builds low-cost solar panels and environmentally friendly energy storageto power fuel-efficient New Energy Vehicles). But BYD is also now the World’s No. 1 Battery-Electric Vehicle Manufacturer by sales volumes. In a just-released gl More

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BYDwas the first to deliver a truly zero-emissions ecosystem to the world in 2011 (as the only EV manufacturer that also builds low-cost solar panels and environmentally friendly energy storageto power fuel-efficient New Energy Vehicles). But BYD is also now the World’s No. 1 Battery-Electric Vehicle Manufacturer by sales volumes. In a just-released gl More

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Uruguay Adds 50 BYD e6 Taxis To Fleet

BYD is entering Uruguay with delivery of 50 all-electric e6 taxi in Montevideo.

This is another project in South America, as the Chinese company earlier delivered 45 e6 taxisin Bogota, Colombia.

Before introduction, the vehicles were in testing since February this year.

There are some 5,000 taxis in Uruguay (3,000 in capital Montevideo). The first batch of 50 EVs translates to More

BYD is entering Uruguay with delivery of 50 all-electric e6 taxi in Montevideo.

This is another project in South America, as the Chinese company earlier delivered 45 e6 taxisin Bogota, Colombia.

Before introduction, the vehicles were in testing since February this year.

There are some 5,000 taxis in Uruguay (3,000 in capital Montevideo). The first batch of 50 EVs translates to More

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Recharge Wrap-up: lithium-ion battery growth prediction, BYD taxis in Montevideo

Montevideo’s 50 BYD Electric Taxi Fleet Ushers in Rise of Electrified Public Transportation in South America

Uruguay is becoming known in South America as a trendsetter, by taking bold measures towards sustainable development and improvement of its citizens’ quality of life. Now it is aiming towards energy efficiency and reduced emissions, by jumping on Bogota’s bandwagon More

Montevideo’s 50 BYD Electric Taxi Fleet Ushers in Rise of Electrified Public Transportation in South America

Uruguay is becoming known in South America as a trendsetter, by taking bold measures towards sustainable development and improvement of its citizens’ quality of life. Now it is aiming towards energy efficiency and reduced emissions, by jumping on Bogota’s bandwagon More

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BYD launches car which can create electricity and return it to the grid

An electric vehicle has been developed which can store and return electricity generated from renewable sources to the grid.

BYD says its e6 is the only production electric car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid (V2G – vehicle to grid) via the AC charging system which is widely publicly available.

The e6, sold for taxi and private hire uses in Europ More

An electric vehicle has been developed which can store and return electricity generated from renewable sources to the grid.

BYD says its e6 is the only production electric car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid (V2G – vehicle to grid) via the AC charging system which is widely publicly available.

The e6, sold for taxi and private hire uses in Europ More

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The Byd E6 Returns Electricity To The Charging Grid

The BYD e6 is the only production car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid via the AC charging system, but I bet you already knew that.

Yes, the all-electric Chinese crossover has a V2G – Vehicle-to-grid – charging system which allows it to discharge its power into the framework.
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The BYD e6 is the only production car equipped as standard with the capability to return power to the grid via the AC charging system, but I bet you already knew that.

Yes, the all-electric Chinese crossover has a V2G – Vehicle-to-grid – charging system which allows it to discharge its power into the framework.
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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 one third to up to 400 km (250 miles).

According to ChinaAutoWeb, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Tec More

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 one third to up to 400 km (250 miles).

According to ChinaAutoWeb, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Tec More

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Wechat platform to be created for tele-call taxi service in Xiamen – What’s On Xiamen

Wechat platform to be created for tele-call taxi service in Xiamen

On November 16th last year, a launch ceremony for 50 golden Geely-made TX4 taxis, the first of their kind in Xiamen, was held in Bailuzhou Park

The BYD e6 pure electric vehicles were added for the tele-call taxi service in the city this February
The first batch of 200 new taxis exclusively for tele-call service More

Wechat platform to be created for tele-call taxi service in Xiamen

On November 16th last year, a launch ceremony for 50 golden Geely-made TX4 taxis, the first of their kind in Xiamen, was held in Bailuzhou Park

The BYD e6 pure electric vehicles were added for the tele-call taxi service in the city this February
The first batch of 200 new taxis exclusively for tele-call service More

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All-Electric Car Registrations Europe 2014 – ModelModel Breakdown

Here is the as-promised second part with the best selling all-electric cars in Europe in 2014, according to Avere-France.

We already saw the results for a few models provided earlier by Nissan, but this breakdown has more models and a niftycolor chart.

Among the 65,199 passenger and light delivery electric cars, the clear leader is the Nissan LEAF with 14,385 registrations (Nissan in More

Here is the as-promised second part with the best selling all-electric cars in Europe in 2014, according to Avere-France.

We already saw the results for a few models provided earlier by Nissan, but this breakdown has more models and a niftycolor chart.

Among the 65,199 passenger and light delivery electric cars, the clear leader is the Nissan LEAF with 14,385 registrations (Nissan in More

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BYD Supplies 34 e6 Taxis to Brussels, Belgium

Thirty four BYD e6 taxis have been delivered by BYD Auto to Brussels, Belgium

On October 15, BYD presented a fleet of 34 e6 electric taxis in Brussels, Belgium where an official inauguration of a government project with 50 EVs was held.

The Chinese cars entered service in Brussels over the last few months, so some locals may have already had the chance to ride in one.

In Europ More

Thirty four BYD e6 taxis have been delivered by BYD Auto to Brussels, Belgium

On October 15, BYD presented a fleet of 34 e6 electric taxis in Brussels, Belgium where an official inauguration of a government project with 50 EVs was held.

The Chinese cars entered service in Brussels over the last few months, so some locals may have already had the chance to ride in one.

In Europ More

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Chinese fully electric taxis put into service in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — Belgian officials on Wednesday welcomed 34 fully electric Chinese-made taxis being put into service in Brussels.

“Using electricity in public transportation, including the taxi sector, is vital for European citizens’ quality of life,” Pascal Smet, Brussels’ minister for mobility and public works, said at the official launch of the & More

BRUSSELS, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) — Belgian officials on Wednesday welcomed 34 fully electric Chinese-made taxis being put into service in Brussels.

“Using electricity in public transportation, including the taxi sector, is vital for European citizens’ quality of life,” Pascal Smet, Brussels’ minister for mobility and public works, said at the official launch of the & More

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China’s BYD posts better electric car sales in first half of year

BYD, China’s leading producer of electric cars, said its sales of the cutting-edge vehicles rose sixfold during the first half of the year, following moves by Beijing to encourage green cars to tackle pollution.

Still, the jump — which brought BYD’s sales of full-electric and plug-in hybrid cars to roughly 7,600 in the six months ended June 30 — wasn’t big enou More

BYD, China’s leading producer of electric cars, said its sales of the cutting-edge vehicles rose sixfold during the first half of the year, following moves by Beijing to encourage green cars to tackle pollution.

Still, the jump — which brought BYD’s sales of full-electric and plug-in hybrid cars to roughly 7,600 in the six months ended June 30 — wasn’t big enou More

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BYD delivers 4,000 electric buses through April

SHENZHEN – New energy vehicle sales of BYD increased 10 times through April this year, thanks to a series of incentive policies, reported China Business News.

The company gained 5,000 units of electric bus orders and delivered 4,000 units to the consumers in the first four months of the year. According to the company, insufficient production capacity of power batteries hindered its NEV de More

SHENZHEN – New energy vehicle sales of BYD increased 10 times through April this year, thanks to a series of incentive policies, reported China Business News.

The company gained 5,000 units of electric bus orders and delivered 4,000 units to the consumers in the first four months of the year. According to the company, insufficient production capacity of power batteries hindered its NEV de More

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New Rules Lift BYD’s Electric-Car Sales

Regional Authorities in China Pressured to Offer Sales Subsidies to Other Domestic Sellers

The governments of Beijing and Shanghai started offering subsidies in recent months for BYD electric cars. Above, the company’s e6 on display. Reuters

Despite being based in one of the world’s biggest and most polluted car markets, Chinese electric-car maker BYD Co. 002594.SZ +1.59 More

Regional Authorities in China Pressured to Offer Sales Subsidies to Other Domestic Sellers

The governments of Beijing and Shanghai started offering subsidies in recent months for BYD electric cars. Above, the company’s e6 on display. Reuters

Despite being based in one of the world’s biggest and most polluted car markets, Chinese electric-car maker BYD Co. 002594.SZ +1.59 More

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BYD revenue view shows Chinese automaker finally delivering green-car promise

May 23 (Reuters) – Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd expects revenue from electric vehicles to rise almost sevenfold this year, in a sign the business that convinced Warren Buffett to invest is finally taking off.

Li Yunfei, deputy general manager of BYD’s sales unit, this week said order momentum indicates electric vehicle sales of 10 billion yuan ($1.60 billion), equivalent to abo More

May 23 (Reuters) – Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd expects revenue from electric vehicles to rise almost sevenfold this year, in a sign the business that convinced Warren Buffett to invest is finally taking off.

Li Yunfei, deputy general manager of BYD’s sales unit, this week said order momentum indicates electric vehicle sales of 10 billion yuan ($1.60 billion), equivalent to abo More

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In Four Months, BYD Sold 3,294 Qin And 881 e6 In China

According to the latest reports from China, BYD is selling more and more Qin plug-in hybrids every month.

For the first four months BYD sold 3,294 Qin’s (630, 830, 877 and 910 in April).

This stands in oposition to the official BYD press release from March:

“After its much anticipated launch in China this past December, the BYD QIN has been selling at record numbers, s More

According to the latest reports from China, BYD is selling more and more Qin plug-in hybrids every month.

For the first four months BYD sold 3,294 Qin’s (630, 830, 877 and 910 in April).

This stands in oposition to the official BYD press release from March:

“After its much anticipated launch in China this past December, the BYD QIN has been selling at record numbers, s More

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BYD Receives Record Bus & Taxi Order

HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESSWIRE)– BYD Company Ltd. has received a record-setting order for their new energy vehicles. Situated in east China along the Qiantang River lies Hangzhou, a place commonly referred to as one of China’s most beautiful cities. In response to China’s deteriorating air quality and ecological environment, Hangzhou’s Leadership has taken a serious stance on comb More

HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESSWIRE)– BYD Company Ltd. has received a record-setting order for their new energy vehicles. Situated in east China along the Qiantang River lies Hangzhou, a place commonly referred to as one of China’s most beautiful cities. In response to China’s deteriorating air quality and ecological environment, Hangzhou’s Leadership has taken a serious stance on comb More

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Inside Look At Electric Taxis Hitting China In Mass This Summer | CleanTechnica

Over the past couple of years, the most exciting developments in EV production and sales have generally happened in North America and Europe, but the focus is undoubtedly turning to China. While Chinese EV start-ups may not be glamorous and the country’s incentives have not made huge inroads in spurring private consumption, private-public partnerships for EV fleet implementation are gaining trac More

Over the past couple of years, the most exciting developments in EV production and sales have generally happened in North America and Europe, but the focus is undoubtedly turning to China. While Chinese EV start-ups may not be glamorous and the country’s incentives have not made huge inroads in spurring private consumption, private-public partnerships for EV fleet implementation are gaining trac More

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Plug-in hybrid BYD SUV to return over 141mpg

Chinese carmaker BYD has unveiled a plug-in hybrid SUV at the Beijing Motor Show, offering fully electric four-wheel drive and fuel consumption in excess of 141.2mpg.

Named Tang, the SUV forms part of the company’s ongoing Green Mobility strategy aimed at reducing the environmental impact of its electric, hybrid and conventionally-powered models.

It also meets the requirements of B More

Chinese carmaker BYD has unveiled a plug-in hybrid SUV at the Beijing Motor Show, offering fully electric four-wheel drive and fuel consumption in excess of 141.2mpg.

Named Tang, the SUV forms part of the company’s ongoing Green Mobility strategy aimed at reducing the environmental impact of its electric, hybrid and conventionally-powered models.

It also meets the requirements of B More

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Inside Look At Electric Taxis Hitting China In Mass This Summer

Over the past couple of years, the most exciting developments in EV production and sales have generally happened in North America and Europe, but the focus is undoubtedly turning to China. While Chinese EV start-ups may not be glamorous and the country’s incentives have not made huge inroads in spurring private consumption, private-public partnerships for EV fleet implementation are gaining trac More

Over the past couple of years, the most exciting developments in EV production and sales have generally happened in North America and Europe, but the focus is undoubtedly turning to China. While Chinese EV start-ups may not be glamorous and the country’s incentives have not made huge inroads in spurring private consumption, private-public partnerships for EV fleet implementation are gaining trac More

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BYD bringing Tang plug-in hybrid, G5 sedan to Beijing

BYD G5 Sedan BeijingThe Beijing Auto Show kicks off next week in China and BYD has revealed its plans with the announcement of the Tang plug-in hybrid, G5 sedan and something called “542 Technology.”

Details are pretty sparse for now, but the short press release (available below) says that the Tang PHEV is going to be the first to use the automaker’s “542 Technology More

BYD G5 Sedan BeijingThe Beijing Auto Show kicks off next week in China and BYD has revealed its plans with the announcement of the Tang plug-in hybrid, G5 sedan and something called “542 Technology.”

Details are pretty sparse for now, but the short press release (available below) says that the Tang PHEV is going to be the first to use the automaker’s “542 Technology More

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Thriev electric minicabs join Kabbee app green fleet | EV Fleet World

All-electric London minicab company Thriev has added its fleet to the Kabbee smartphone booking app, available as a selectable green option for users.
The company, based in Edgware Road, recently added 20 BYD e6 electric minicabs on its fleet which are charged overnight using two-hour rapid charging equipment at its headquarters.

Kabbee, which has 400,000 users and works with 70 flee More

All-electric London minicab company Thriev has added its fleet to the Kabbee smartphone booking app, available as a selectable green option for users.
The company, based in Edgware Road, recently added 20 BYD e6 electric minicabs on its fleet which are charged overnight using two-hour rapid charging equipment at its headquarters.

Kabbee, which has 400,000 users and works with 70 flee More

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BYD Slumps As Chinese Rides Slow

A visitor looks at BYD002594.SZ +0.64% E6 electric car on display at the New Energy Auto Expo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province March 22, 2014.
Reuters

BYD Co.’s poor sales performance in March has analysts worried about the outlook for the company.

The Warren Buffett-backed BYD—which positions itself as an electric car maker but still depends heavily on sales of its low More

A visitor looks at BYD002594.SZ +0.64% E6 electric car on display at the New Energy Auto Expo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province March 22, 2014.
Reuters

BYD Co.’s poor sales performance in March has analysts worried about the outlook for the company.

The Warren Buffett-backed BYD—which positions itself as an electric car maker but still depends heavily on sales of its low More

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Government’s electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers’ interest

Three of the city’s four suppliers of electric cars say they are not keen on a government scheme to convert their green vehicles into taxis
PUBLISHED : Monday, 31 March, 2014, 6:16am
UPDATED : Mon More

Three of the city’s four suppliers of electric cars say they are not keen on a government scheme to convert their green vehicles into taxis
PUBLISHED : Monday, 31 March, 2014, 6:16am
UPDATED : Mon More

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BYD shows sign of smashing local protectionism

A BYD E6 at a car show in Detroit, July 14, 2013. (Photo/Xinhua)

Shares of Chinese automobile maker BYD soared on Wednesday on stock exchanges after its new energy sedans were granted access to the markets of Beijing and Shanghai.

It’s good news for the Shenzhen-based auto giant, and also signals that the sector has started to break the local protectionism that has hindered its More

A BYD E6 at a car show in Detroit, July 14, 2013. (Photo/Xinhua)

Shares of Chinese automobile maker BYD soared on Wednesday on stock exchanges after its new energy sedans were granted access to the markets of Beijing and Shanghai.

It’s good news for the Shenzhen-based auto giant, and also signals that the sector has started to break the local protectionism that has hindered its More

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BYD Gets Green Light to Sell Electric Cars in Beijing, Shanghai

Warren Buffett-Backed Company’s Cars Have Been Sold in Shenzhen, Leased in Hong Kong

A man looks at the BYD’s M6 at the company’s booth during the Guangzhou 2013 Auto Show in Guangzhou, China, in November. BYD has received approval to roll out electric vehicles in Shanghai and Beijing. Associated Press

HONG KONG—Chinese car maker BYD Co. 002594.SZ +2.96% has gott More

Warren Buffett-Backed Company’s Cars Have Been Sold in Shenzhen, Leased in Hong Kong

A man looks at the BYD’s M6 at the company’s booth during the Guangzhou 2013 Auto Show in Guangzhou, China, in November. BYD has received approval to roll out electric vehicles in Shanghai and Beijing. Associated Press

HONG KONG—Chinese car maker BYD Co. 002594.SZ +2.96% has gott More

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ABB and BYD Daimler form fast charger partnership | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Sweden’s ABB is entering into a partnership with China’s BYD Daimler New Technology Company to supply it with direct current fast charging systems for electric vehicles over the next six years.

ABB is expected to begin deliveries of wall mounted fast charging stations to be sold through BYD-Daimler’s Denza dealer network by mid-2015.

The systems will be sold to electric vehicle More

Sweden’s ABB is entering into a partnership with China’s BYD Daimler New Technology Company to supply it with direct current fast charging systems for electric vehicles over the next six years.

ABB is expected to begin deliveries of wall mounted fast charging stations to be sold through BYD-Daimler’s Denza dealer network by mid-2015.

The systems will be sold to electric vehicle More

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