BYD built its six millionth new energy vehicle (NEV) at its Zhengzhou factory today (Friday 24 November).
The Chinese term NEV encompasses hybrid, plug-in hybrid and BEV models.
BYD built its five millionth NEV just three months ago.
The nominated milestone six millionth NEV was a BAO 5 hybrid SUV from the Fangchengbao sub brand.
BYD also said it had set an October monthly sales record, selling 300,000 NEVs.
The automaker has adopted a dual approach of exports and local production to “accelerate the global presence of new energy passenger vehicles”.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
It now sells in 58 countries and regions, notably in Thailand where it plans a RHD factory, and Brazil.