BYD E6 Electric Taxi Fleet Takes to the Roads in China

Just a few days ago, BYD launched 40 E6 taxis in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. These vehicles are believed to be the first electric taxis to take to the roads in China. They may just be some lowly taxis, but it's a start towards reducing emissions countrywid.. more

China: BYD to Sell Electric Car F3DM

The F3DM is a range extended electric vehicle, meaning it has a completely electric drivetrain and a gasoline engine is only incorporated as a generator to charge the battery.  BYD claims their Dual Mode is different from a range extended electric vehicle because.. more

June 11th ~ June 13th, 2010:China International Smart Grid Summit & Exhibition 2010(CSGS 2010)

China International Smart Grid Summit & Exhibition 2010(CSGS 2010) will be held in Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center, from June 11th to June 13th, 2010.   Exhibition Name: ChinaInternationa.. more

BYD Hopes to Spark Sales of Electric Car

Chinese carmaker BYD Co kicked off retail sales of its electric-hybrid vehicle, but is banking on the possibility a proposed government subsidy will spark sales of the vehicle in China. The Warren Buffett-backed company launched the new model, the F3DM, at its.. more

China's BYD to Open Los Angeles Office

BYD America Corp., a division of a China-based company that makes electric cars, solar modules and lithium-ion batteries, says it is planning to open a U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles when it begins importing its plug-in cars to the city near the end of 2010. T.. more

Daimler AG Will Cooperate with BYD Auto to Establish a Technology Partnership for Electric Vehicles in China

German automaker Daimler AG will soon sign a contract with BYD Auto Company to cooperate on developing electric vehicles, said Dieter Zetsche, board chairman of Daimler AG and CEO of Mercedes-Benz, yesterday. Daimler AG has ratified a memorandum of un.. more

EnergyTrend: the sky’s the limit for electric cars – in 10 years, these vehicles will become mainstream

BYD China successfully won the favor of investment guru Warren Buffett as he acquired 10 percent equity interest in BYD. This move reflects the growing momentum of electric vehicles.China and the United States have also placed much emphasis on the development of t.. more


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