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BYD claims Blade battery a 'game changer'

15 April 2021

BYD claims its 'game-changing' new Blade Battery marks the start of a new era of safety and performance for the electric vehicle (EV) industry in Europe.


BYD partners with distributor in Norway

15 April 2021

BYD is partnering the Nordic car distributor, RSA, to deliver its sales, service and parts offering for BYD customers in Norway.


BYD updates Norwegian Tang EV SUV for 2021

1 March 2021

BYD Europe has confirmed specification of its updated 2021 model year Tang SUV which it will launch in EV-friendly Norway later this year.


just-auto Plus only BYD to help Kyoto reach Japan’s 2050 carbon neutral goal

26 February 2021


SAIC Motor in tech tie-up with Horizon Robotics

23 February 2021

SAIC Motor Corporation has signed an agreement with Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and semiconductor startup company Horizon Robotics to develop new connected services for smart cars.


BYD completes autonomous Tokyo Airport bus trial

19 February 2021

BYD has completed a ten-day trial of an autonomous bus at Tokyo Haneda Airport.


just-auto Plus only Second BYD eBus order follows recent breakthrough in Romania

18 February 2021


BYD wins ebus order from Romanian city of Constanta

18 February 2021

BYD has secured an order for 20 pure-electric 12-metre low-floor eBuses for the Romanian city of Constanta on the Black Sea coast.


New models push BYD further ahead of Tesla

9 February 2021

BYD Company Limited (BYD) delivered 415,046 vehicles to customers in China last year, an eight per cent drop compared to two per cent for the market. January deliveries, however, were up 68% to 42,401, in a market which rose by 29.5% to 2.503 million*.


BYD confirms Romania eBus order

1 February 2021

BYD has confirmed its first pure-electric fleet order in Romania.


BYD launches new hybrid system and three new models

13 January 2021

BYD has officially launched its new DM-i hybrid system and three models at an event in Shenzhen.


just-auto Plus only BYD wins largest pure-electric bus order outside of China

13 January 2021


just-auto Plus only BYD ADL partnership accelerates electrification with the design and assembly of electric bus chassis in the UK

12 January 2021


BYD & ADL to design and build electric bus chassis in the UK

11 January 2021

Alexander Dennis and BYD UK said they would commence design and assembly of chassis for electric single and double deck buses for the British market, thus ensuring complete vehicles are built in ADL factories in the UK.


just-auto Plus only MEG announces purchase agreement for 2,000 units of D1, BYD's custom electric ride-hailing vehicle

4 January 2021


BYD wins order for 406 electric buses in Colombia

4 January 2021

BYD has won an order to deliver another 406 pure electric buses to the Colombian capital of Bogota, coming shortly after a previous announcement on December 17 of the delivery of the 470 pure electric buses to the city.


Big BYD EV bus fleet for Bogota

18 December 2020

BYD announced the delivery of 470 pure electric buses to Bogota, the capital of Colombia. This is the country's largest pure electric bus fleet, and also the largest bus fleet BYD has delivered in the Americas.


BYD delivers largest Europe EV bus order

14 December 2020

BYD said delivery to Keolis Nederland was Europe's largest ever single order for electric buses.


BYD delivers first electric coach to greater Paris

27 November 2020

BYD has delivered its first electric coach to the Parisian district of Drancy.


2020 Guangzhou motor show world debuts

23 November 2020

Below is just-auto.com's list of global debuts at Auto Guangzhou 2020.


DHL launches four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks

20 November 2020

DHL is launching four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the US, piloting the vehicles in the Los Angeles market.


BYD introduces DM-i hybrid technology with 1.5-litre Xiaoyun engine

16 November 2020

BYD has launched its DM-i hybrid technology for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) with the 1.5-litre Xiaoyun engine.


BYD and Toyota's Hino joining to develop BEV CV batteries

21 October 2020

China's BYD Auto Industry and Toyota's Japanese heavy truck unit, Hino Motors, have signed a joint venture agreement to set up a new company for commercial battery electric vehicle (BEV) development.


BYD sells electric buses to Finland

22 September 2020

BYD has made its first Finnish sales to Nobina, a public transport operator.


BYD opens Brazil EV bus battery plant

14 September 2020

BYD recently began operations at its third plant in Brazil, which it claims it the country's first lithium iron phosphate battery factory.


Toronto to put ten BYD e-buses into service

14 September 2020

BYD Canada says ten zero-emission, 40-foot K9M battery-electric buses will be put into service by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)


BYD and ADL supply ten electric buses to Coventry

1 September 2020

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD Europe say their electric vehicle partnership has supplied ten electric double deck buses to National Express for operation in the British city of Coventry, as part of a wider investment in 29 zero emission BYD ADL Enviro400EVs.


BYD delivers first electric bus to Barbados

25 August 2020

BYD has delivered the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean.


just-auto Plus only London bus garage becomes world’s largest vehicle-to-grid site

17 August 2020


BYD supplies 30 more eBuses for Madrid

17 August 2020

EMT Madrid has confirmed BYD will supply a further 30 eBuses for operations in the Spanish capital.

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BYD Auto news

BYD claims Blade battery a 'game changer'

15 April 2021

BYD claims its 'game-changing' new Blade Battery marks the start of a new era of safety a...


BYD partners with distributor in Norway

15 April 2021

BYD is partnering the Nordic car distributor, RSA, to deliver its sales, service and parts offeri...


BYD updates Norwegian Tang EV SUV for 2021

1 March 2021

BYD Europe has confirmed specification of its updated 2021 model year Tang SUV which it will laun...


just-auto Plus only BYD to help Japan reach 2050 carbon neutral goal

26 February 2021

On February 24, BYD Japan Co., Ltd, Keihan Bus Co., Ltd. and The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc....


SAIC Motor in tech tie-up with Horizon Robotics

23 February 2021

SAIC Motor Corporation has signed an agreement with Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and semi...


BYD completes autonomous Tokyo Airport bus trial

19 February 2021

BYD has completed a ten-day trial of an autonomous bus at Tokyo Haneda Airport. The bus is BYD...



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