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
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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
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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
BYD Stories December 26, 2016
China has not only become the biggest automotive market in the world, but also the biggest electric car market in the world. In 2016 alone, the country more than doubled its fleet of electric vehicles to now over 600,000 cars – more than the US or all European countries combined. Yet, you probably haven’t heard much about the electric cars sold in volumes in China.
Here we take a look at 3 of the country’s best-selling all-electric vehicles. expand full story
BYD Stories November 10, 2016
Battery-powered garbage truck. That’s BYD’s, the Chinese electric automaker with an electric bus and truck division in the US, latest product. We are talking about a 3.9-ton battery-powered truck capable of traveling 100 miles on electric range. That’s something.
They unveiled the vehicle (pictured above) in Phoenix today. expand full story
BYD Stories June 28, 2016
A new research report from Lux Research looked into the projected growth of the battery sector for electric vehicles (BEVs and PHEVs) and concluded that the market will rise to $10 Billion in 2020 with six large carmakers led by Tesla accounting for 90% of the demand. expand full story