Just days after announcing a Chinese battery deal, Toyota has announced that it will partner with another company, BYD, to develop all-electric cars in China.
BYD Stories July 19
BYD Stories February 25
BYD wants to support its ambitious electric vehicle plans in China with a new battery gigafactory that will be able to produce 20 GWh of battery cells for its electric vehicles. expand full story
BYD Stories June 29, 2018
BYD, China’s largest EV manufacturer, is seeing demand for its electric vehicles increase and wants to secure more battery supply to respond to the demand.
The automaker is now opening a new battery factory and it claims the plant will be the “largest in the world.” expand full story
BYD Stories May 2, 2018
We are getting a lot of electric truck news today. After Nikola Motors suing Tesla Semi and Peterbilt starting its electric truck program, now BYD starts delivering a fleet of all-electric trucks to San Francisco Goodwill at the annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, CA. expand full story
BYD Stories March 26, 2018
Today, Daimler introduced a new all-electric vehicle under its Denza brand in partnership with BYD in China, where foreign automakers have been accelerating their electrification effort. expand full story
BYD Stories December 14, 2017
After Tesla started taking reservations for its new electric truck, a surprising number of those pre-orders were coming from Canada.
Now we learn that fleet operators and truck drivers in Ontario, Canada’s biggest province, are going to have access to an important incentive. expand full story
BYD Stories November 15, 2017
BYD, a China-based electric vehicle company backed by billionaire Warren Buffett, announced an expansion of its electric truck effort in North America with its first plant in Canada. expand full story
BYD Stories July 27, 2017
Los Angeles Metro and BYD just confirmed that the transportation system, one of the biggest in the US, just confirmed having placed one of the largest electric bus order ever: 60 new 40-ft BYD all-electric buses. expand full story
BYD Stories May 8, 2017
BYD became the world’s biggest electric vehicle maker thanks to its market-leading position in China, which in turn became both the biggest automotive market and electric vehicle market in recent years.
But as the government is reducing its direct EV incentives and shifting to a zero-emission mandate, BYD has taken a hit and saw its sales drop 34% during the last quarter. expand full story
BYD Stories May 4, 2017
While there has been a lot of talk about Tesla venturing into the market of heavy-duty electric vehicles, it’s something its Chinese competitor BYD has been doing for years now. Earlier this year, they delivered a fleet of all-electric trucks to work in yards in California.
Now they deliver their first 60-ft all-electric bus in the US – an impressive machine equipped with an even more impressive battery pack with a capacity of 547 kWh. expand full story