PHOTO CAPTION: BYD E6 on display at 2011 North American International Auto Show. Photo: EV World

BYD's Electric Vehicles Could Be Cars of the Future

Despite selling half-a-million cars in 2010, BYD only managed to place a few hundred of its electric models, notes Canadian journalist Peter Gorrie.

Published: 25-Jan-2011

At the Detroit auto show, I finally got to touch, although not drive, China’s top electric car.

Among the first things I noticed were, at various places on the body, bits of soiled clear tape.

Not a big deal, except that those in charge of a showcase vehicle at one of North America’s premier automotive exhibitions hadn’t removed obvious remnants of transport packaging.


BYD E6 electric car could be headed to Germany in 2011.

Models would include F3DM plug-in hybrid and E6 all-electric.

Warren Buffett inspects new BYD K9 electric transit bus.

Appears to be BYD-authored oped describing new business strategy with significant focus on grid-scale energy storage technology.

BYD K9 electric transit bus on display at EVS 25 in Shenzhen, China.

Los Angeles could be first city to acquire and deploy in this transit fleet.


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