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    Report: Taiwanese taxi group orders 1,500 e6 EVs from BYD

    Taiwan may be small in the grand scheme of things - the island off of China's southeastern coast is slightly larger than Maryland - but it's a big deal for BYD and sales of that automaker's e6 electric vehicle. BYD Taiwan, a partnership between BYD Hong Kong and Taiwan Solar Energy Co., has ...

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    Report: China's push for greener cars boosts BYD's stock price

    China automaker BYD saw its stock reach its highest price in Hong Kong stock exchange trading in almost a month after the Chinese government reiterated its plan to push for greater adoption of greener vehicles in order to help reduce urban pollution, Bloomberg reports. Additionally, advanced ...

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    Report: BYD e6 EV will be sold in the US only to fleet buyers

    It looks like those long curious to ride in a BYD battery-electric car in the US will only be able to do so from the back of a cab. The China-based company, which has for years been trumpeting a potential entry into the US light-vehicle market with the all-electric e6 sedan, will only sell the EV ...

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    Report: BYD may go all-green with vehicle production, eliminating gas-only powertrains

    It's not quite Elon Musk's vision of a purely electric-vehicle company, but BYD may move away from purely gas-powered cars in an attempt to reverse lagging sales. Yes, you read that right. The China-based automaker could stop making gas-powered cars within two years and may go solely with ...

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    Report: BYD hopes to quadruple light-duty plug-in vehicle sales this year

    Brooklyn Dodger fans were long known for their mantra, "Wait 'til next year." BYD appears to be following suit. The Chinese automaker says it will more than quadruple light-duty plug-in vehicle sales next year, as demand will be fueled by a combination of government incentives and rising gas ...

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    Official: BYD sells its first electric cars, three E6 EVs, in Thailand

    Hey, it's a start. BYD, the China-based vehicle maker that's repeatedly delayed the debut of its battery-electric vehicles for the U.S. market, has sold three of its EVs to the Thai utility company that supplies power to Bangkok as part of an effort to promote EV vehicle use in the country. ...

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    Report: BYD: all-electric e6 taxi fire could have happened to anybody

    It's not exactly unusual for a car to catch on fire after getting rear-ended at more than 100 miles an hour. That's the argument that BYD is making on the issue of the most recent setback – that an all-electric BYD e6 taxi in Shenzhen exploded, killing the driver and two passengers, after ...

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    BYD signs 500-unit electric vehicle deal with city of Shenzhen

    BYD Auto has inked an electric vehicle-related contract with the Chinese city of Shenzhen. Terms of the deal call for BYD to lease 200 eBUS-12 electric buses and 300 battery-powered e6 crossovers to the city of Shenzhen. The electrified vehicles will serves as people-haulers during Universiade ...

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    Video: Ride along in BYD's E6 electric taxi

    BYD E6 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    BYD's E6 electric taxis have been roaming the roads in China for quite some time now. The company began with 40 taxis, expanded the electric chauffeur program to 100 and hopes to add several hundred more by year's end. Right now, the taxis ...

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    China's largest electric vehicle infrastructure project opens in Shenzhen

    Electric vehicle infrastructure projects in China are growing swiftly if not ubiquitously. The latest example: a new set of two charging stations for electric cars at the Universiade Center in Shenzhen that were put into service this week, along with 134 pole chargers around town. The ...

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    Chinese cities offering incentives to buy locally-made hybrid cars

    BYD F3DM - Click above for an image gallery
    The city of Shenzhen, China, where automaker BYD is located, has decided to give its citizens a boost to purchase the locally-made cars. In addition to the nation-wide grants, which can be worth up to 50,000 yuan ($7,320) when buying a hybrid vehicle ...


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