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BYD eTrucks and vans make their European debut in Spain

14 February 2019


Global EV battery market expands by almost half in 2018

11 February 2019

The global market for electric vehicle (EV) batteries expanded by almost 47% to 7.38 gigawatt-hours (GWh) last year from 5.03 in 2017, according to a study carried out by South Korean consulting firm SNE Research.


BYD selects Analog Devices’ technology to enhance in-vehicle entertainment experience

5 February 2019


BYD supplies 200 double decker pure electric buses to Xi'an

31 January 2019

BYD has provided the city of Xi’an in North West China with 200 K8S pure electric double decker buses.


BYD China produces 50,000th electric bus

22 January 2019

BYD says it has now manufactured 50,000 pure electric buses, nine years since production began.


Chile launches Latin America’s largest electric bus fleet

14 December 2018

The Chilean government has celebrated the arrival of 100 BYD K9FE electric buses in Santiago, the capital of Chile.


BYD delivers maiden electric bus to Hungary

13 December 2018

BYD has delivered its first electric bus to Salgotarjan in Hungary following similar orders for Portugal and Denmark.


BYD plans listing for batteries biz - report

7 December 2018

BYD, the electric vehicle and batteries specialist based in China and backed by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, is reportedly planning a share listing for its battery business by the end of 2022.  


BYD rolls out its first French made pure electric buses

7 December 2018

BYD France has delivered its first pure electric buses assembled in its Beauvais factory.


BYD puts Canadian truck plant on hold

27 November 2018

Electric bus and commercial vehicle specialist BYD has put plans to open its first Canadian electric truck plant on hold but could revive the project when it sees a business case, a company executive told Reuters.


BYD ADL transforms Shepherd’s Bush facility in London

16 November 2018


BYD receives maiden ebuses order from Denmark

15 November 2018

BYD has secured an order for 27 of its 12-metre pure electric buses in Copenhagen.


BYD expands global e-bus sales; hydrogen developments

15 October 2018

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has won a contract to supply a fleet of battery powered buses to a Canadian private bus operator based in Vancouver.


BYD wins another electric bus order from Sweden

21 September 2018


BYD launches three-powertrain Qin Pro sedan

21 September 2018

BYD launched its latest sedan model, the Qin Pro sedan, in Beijing with the choice of petrol, PHEV (plug-in hybrid) or EV (pure electric) powertrains.


BYD and Baidu to mass-produce self-driving cars by 2021

10 September 2018

Chinese automaker BYD and local tech giant Baidu last week announced plans to begin mass production together of self-driving cars by 2021, according to local news reports.


BYD sending more ebuses to Israel

4 September 2018

BYD has confirmed an order for the first ever pure electric buses for Jerusalem, Israel.


China EV sales dominate in second quarter

24 August 2018

Unsurprisingly, given its 'new energy vehicles' policy, China dominated for sales of electric vehicles in the second quarter of 2018.


BYD receives advanced ebuses order from southern Italy

21 August 2018


BYD delivers 101 electric cars to Bangkok

16 August 2018

BYD says it has delivered 101 pure electric e6 cars to Bangkok, with another 1,000 to come.


BYD Canada secures electric bus order

16 August 2018

BYD (Build Your Dreams) Canada has secured an order for nine long- range battery-electric buses from Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) and the Réseau de Transport de Longueuil (RTL).


BYD to supply electric buses to US state of Georgia

15 August 2018

Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD has won bids to supply vehicles to the US state of Georgia and Atlanta city, the company said in a statement.


BYD secures Italian ebuses order

6 August 2018

BYD has won a tender for the delivery of six 12-metre ebuses to operator, Busitalia Veneto in Padua, Italy.


Future models - Mercedes-Maybach, Denza and smart

26 July 2018

The focus of just-auto's series which examines OEMs' current and future models now turns to Daimler. Mercedes-Maybach, Denza and smart comprise the first chapter; to be followed by Mercedes-Benz passenger cars; SUVs and the X-Class pick-up; and finally, EQ electrified models.


All current diesel vehicles can be electric - BYD

23 July 2018

BYD says all vehicles currently using diesel can be replaced by electric versions as the move towards alternative propulsion gathers pace


BYD receives ebuses order from Sweden

23 July 2018


BYD to supply pure electric articulated buses to Norway

9 July 2018


BYD and Changan Automobile launch battery JV

5 July 2018

BYD has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Changan Automobile to jointly manufacture batteries for electric vehicles.


BYD opens new EV battery plant in Qinghai

28 June 2018

BYD opened a new electric vehicle (EV) battery production plant this week in China's western province of Qinghai, which the company describes as region rich in lithium deposits.


BYD opens new UK office and service centre

26 June 2018

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BYD Auto news

just-auto Plus only BYD eTrucks and vans make their European debut

14 February 2019

BYD has rolled out three zero emission commercial vehicle product lines targeted at fleet custome...


Global EV battery market expands by almost half

11 February 2019

The global market for electric vehicle (EV) batteries expanded by almost 47% to 7.38 gigawatt-hou...


just-auto Plus only BYD selects Analog Devices’ technology

5 February 2019

Analog Devices announced that BYD, a Chinese automotive manufacturer, has selected ADI’s Au...


BYD supplies 200 pure electric buses to Xi'an

31 January 2019

BYD has provided the city of Xi'an in North West China with 200 K8S pure electric double decker b...


BYD China produces 50,000th electric bus

22 January 2019

BYD says it has now manufactured 50,000 pure electric buses, nine years since production began....


Chile has Latin America’s largest EV bus fleet

14 December 2018

The Chilean government has celebrated the arrival of 100 BYD K9FE electric buses in Santiago, the...



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