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BYD claims $40,000 E6 passes all U.S. safety tests, on sale by year's end

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on May 20th, 2010 at 4:58PM

Nearly everyone has been skeptical of the claims put forth by BYD from day one. From outrageous range estimates, to production dates that simply couldn't be met and prices that seemed far too low to be reasonable, there's been reason to doubt the company for some time. So with a bit of reluctance, here's the latest announcement from BYD's public relations manager, Du Guozhong, in which the automaker claims the company's E6 electric vehicle has passed all U.S. safety tests including battery-related assessments. We don't have any validation that points to actual test results, so needless to... Read More

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