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BYD delivers 20 electric buses to Montevideo

22 May 2020

BYD and Uruguan distributor, Abriley, have delivered a fleet of 20 pure electric buses to CUTCSA, the country’s largest urban public transport operator in Montevideo.


BYD supplies 12 electric buses to Sao Jose dos Campos

18 May 2020

BYD is to supply 12 pure electric articulated buses to Sao Jose dos Campos' Green Line in Brazil.


just-auto Plus only Madrid receives pure-electric BYD 12-metre eBus fleet

15 May 2020


BYD delivers 15 e-buses to EMT Madrid

14 May 2020

BYD has delivered 15 pure electric buses to the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid – EMT in Madrid.


Nobina selects BYD eBus fleet for far-north operation

12 May 2020

BYD has received an order for a further 13 eBuses from Sweden and Nordic region operator, Nobina.


Huawei launches 5G Automobile Ecosphere in China

12 May 2020

China's mobile internet infrastructure giant Huawei Technologies has established the 5G Automobile Ecosphere with which it aims to help speed up the adoption of 5G mobile communications technology by the country's automotive industry,  according to local reports.


BYD Europe teams with RSA in Norway

7 May 2020

BYD Europe is partnering with Scandinavian car and retail distributor, RSA.


just-auto Plus only BYD sets out European EV expansion strategy

6 May 2020


BYD donates 100 facemasks to Hungary

1 May 2020

BYD has donated 100,000 facemasks to Hungary.


BYD and Hino sign CV EV alliance

23 April 2020

BYD and Hino Motors have signed an alliance agreement covering commercial battery electric vehicle (BEV) development.


Future EVs - BYD readies Han to fight Tesla

21 April 2020

As Tesla ramps up Model 3 production at its Lingang plant and prepares to add the Model Y, might the era of BYD as Chinese market EV champion be ending? The battery, car and bus maker has a portfolio comprising petrol and PHEV vehicles as well as electric ones, but must it now choose to spend heavily on one technology for the models it will launch later this decade?


BYD restructures semiconductor business

16 April 2020

China's BYD Company said it plans to restructure its wholly owned semiconductor subsidiary into a more focused independently run business.


BYD Europe gives coronavirus update

9 April 2020

BYD has outlined its Europe operations situation in the light of the coronavirus pandemic.


BYD, Toyota, name new BEV JV

2 April 2020

BYD and Toyota Motor have delivered an update on progress since they signed an agreement to establish a joint venture company to conduct research and development of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) on 7 November, 2019.


BYD announces 'safer' blade battery

30 March 2020

BYD has officially announced - online - the launch of the Blade Battery, a development set to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehicles.


BYD launches FinDreams global auto component brand

25 March 2020

BYD earlier this month announced the launch of the FinDreams sub brand which will be applied to the company's in house core components for clean energy vehicles, according to local reports.


Will UK automaker factories start making health equipment?

17 March 2020

Britain has asked manufacturers, including automakers Ford and Honda plus aircraft jet engine maker Rolls Royce, to help make health equipment including ventilators to cope with the coronavirus outbreak.


BYD adds much-in-demand new product lines

16 March 2020

Shades of those temporary coronavirus treatment hospitals built quickly in China (and now being dismantled as the crisis there eases): BYD, best known here in the UK for the fleets of its full electric buses now operating across the country and especially in London, has unveiled a new manufacturing facility and product lines - face masks and hand sanitisers.


BYD to deliver 134 electric buses to Los Angeles

26 February 2020

Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD Auto has secured its largest ever single order, for 134 electric buses with the Los Angeles Department of Transportation in the USA.


ADL supplies Cambridge electric double deckers

14 February 2020

Alexander Dennis has supplied the electric double deckers to Stagecoach for a project between the operator and the Greater Cambridge Partnership.


just-auto Plus only Stagecoach in Cambridge is first in UK regions to launch BYD ADL Enviro400EV electric double deckers

14 February 2020


Chinese automakers switch to medical masks as virus fears hit car demand

13 February 2020

Chinese new energy vehicle manufacturer BYD Auto has set up a production line for medical masks and disinfectants in response to the growing health crisis in the country caused by the coronavirus outbreak.


New 9.6m BYD ADL electric bus for London routes

21 January 2020

BYD Europe and Alexander Dennis said their electric vehicle partnership had delivered 11 new electric BYD ADL Enviro200EV electric buses to operator Go-Ahead London.


BYD and Alexander Dennis supply Glasgow electric buses

15 January 2020

Alexander Dennis (ADL) and BYD Europe say their electric vehicle partnership has supplied two pure-electric buses to First Glasgow.


BYD lands Europe’s largest ever electric bus order

10 December 2019

BYD says it has secured the largest ever single order for electric buses in Europe in a deal with Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis.


BYD announces largest European EV bus order

6 December 2019

BYD said it had secured its largest single order for electric buses in Europe in a deal with Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis.


AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview of AutoGuangzhou 2019.


BYD electrifies US beer run

22 November 2019

US beer brewer Anheuser-Busch, with help from truck maker Nikola Motor and EV commercial vehicle specialist BYD, completed its first zero-emission beer delivery in the company's hometown of St. Louis.


just-auto Plus only BYD, Toyota agree to establish joint company for battery electric vehicle research and development

8 November 2019


BYD lands another European electric bus order

7 November 2019

BYD said it had received its first order from Norwegian public transport provider Unibuss.

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BYD Auto news

BYD delivers 20 electric buses to Montevideo

22 May 2020

BYD and Uruguan distributor, Abriley, have delivered a fleet of 20 pure electric buses to CUTCSA,...


BYD 12 electric buses to Sao Jose dos Campos

18 May 2020

BYD is to supply 12 pure electric articulated buses to Sao Jose dos Campos' Green Line in Brazil,...


just-auto Plus only Madrid receives electric BYD 12-metre eBus fleet

15 May 2020

BYD, Europe’s leading electric bus manufacturer, has this week delivered a fleet of 15 BYD...


BYD delivers 15 e-buses to EMT Madrid

14 May 2020

BYD has delivered 15 pure electric buses to the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid – EMT...


Nobina selects BYD eBus for far-north operation

12 May 2020

BYD has received an order for a further 13 eBuses from Sweden and Nordic region operator, Nobina....


Huawei launches 5G Automobile Ecosphere in China

12 May 2020

China's mobile internet infrastructure giant Huawei Technologies has established the 5G Autom...



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