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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.

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