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BYD's Rising Electric-Car Sales Swamped By Falling Gas Models

BYD's Rising Electric-Car Sales Swamped By Falling Gas Models

Chinese automaker BYD was the first car company in the world to put a plug-in hybrid passenger car into production, a couple of years before the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car hit the road. Despite several hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric product lines, however, the vast... read more

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Chinese battery electric crossover: BYD e6 test drive, Los Angeles, May 2012

BYD To Build Only Electric Cars, End Production Of Gasoline Cars?

Chinese automaker BYD, or 'Build Your Dreams', could be on the verge of abandoning convenionally-fueled car production in favor of electric vehicles. Already known for... read more April 19, 2013 by  7


 
BYD e6 electric crossover to be used by London taxi fleet greentomatocars

BYD e6 Electric Crossover Will Be London Taxi, Still MIA In U.S.

The city of London, England is set to have its first all-electric taxi fleet from the second quarter of 2013. Taxi company greentomatocars and Chinese carmaker BYD have... read more October 24, 2012 by  1


 
BYD e6 Fire: Aftermath

High-Speed Impact, Not Batteries, To Blame In BYD Electric Car Fire

The post-impact electric-car fire which led to the death of three people in Shenzhen, China earlier this year was not caused by the car’s battery pack, crash... read more August 6, 2012 by  1


 
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BYD, China's Electric-Car Star, Faces Steeper Challenges

Chinese carmaker BYD is facing tough times ahead, following reports that its stock has fallen 43 percent since its February high. As China's figurehead for electric vehicles... read more June 6, 2012 by  1


 
BYD e6 Fire: Aftermath

BYD e6 Electric Taxi Burns After 112-MPH Drunk Supercar Driver Crash

Over the weekend we heard the disturbing news that a BYD e6 electric taxi in Shenzhen China had burst into flames and killed three of its occupants after being hit by a... read more May 29, 2012 by  9


 
Chinese battery electric crossover: BYD e6 test drive, Los Angeles, May 2012

Updated BYD e6: First Drive Of Chinese Electric Crossover

Most Chinese carmakers have backed away from plans to attack the U.S. market, and their hopes of dominating electric cars have slowed. But Chinese maker BYD continues to... read more May 10, 2012 by  13


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

BYD e6 Electric Crossover: Now Coming In 2013, Fleets First

You don't hear as much worrying these days about the threat of Chinese automakers entering the U.S. market with inexpensive cars. Nor do you hear concerns over Chinese... read more April 12, 2012 by  2


 
Assembly of Think City electric cars, Elkhart, Indiana, Jan 2011

2011 Think City Lives On, Still On Sale In Chicago Alongside BYD e6

In June last year, Norwegian electric automaker Think filed for bankruptcy for the third time in its 20-year life. Since then, Think’s misfortunes have caused battery... read more February 13, 2012 by  2


 
BYD e6 at 2011 Geneva Motor Show, photo by Robert Llewellyn

BYD To California: You Don't Have Enough Electric Car Charging Stations

Over the years, we’ve heard lots of excuses from electric car companies as to why they’ve had to delay the launch of a car. Ranging from delays in the part supply... read more October 24, 2011 by  5


 
Hertz electric-car rental press event, New York City, September 2010

Hertz Says 'We Need More Electric Cars' After Year Of Rentals

Hertz has now been renting electric and plug-in cars for almost a year, and the company has learned some lessons along the way. Among them: "We need more electric cars!"... read more October 17, 2011 by  9


 
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BYD E6 Electric Minivan Gets Chinese Makeover, But Will It Ever Get Here?

This year hasn’t been easy for Chinese automaker BYD, thanks to abysmal performance on the Chinese stock-market, accusations of copyright infringement and a launch... read more September 19, 2011 by  4


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

Is China Backing Away From Electric Vehicles?

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This article offers another look at China's evolving plans for electric cars, also covered last week: China's Electric Car Plans Unrealistic, Focus Now On... read more August 31, 2011 by  3


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

China's Electric Car Plans Unrealistic, Focus Now On Hybrids

China appears to have abandoned its plans to gain an early advantage on Western carmakers by beating them to the market with mass-produced electric vehicles. As China... read more August 22, 2011 by  3


 
BYD e6 at 2011 Geneva Motor Show, photo by Robert Llewellyn

BYD e6 Electric Crossover Won’t Be Here Until Mid-2012

We’ve known about Chinese firm BYD for some time now. In fact, its all-electric e6 was unveiled before the word Leaf became the name of an electric car. But despite... read more August 5, 2011 by  5


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

BYD Fails to Electrify Chinese Stock Market, Gets a Buffeting

Chinese electric car and battery firm Build Your Dreams (BYD) has announced that its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange raised just $219 million... read more June 21, 2011 by  6


 
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