BYD to supply batteries to major automaker
Green Cars News
AUGUST 17, 2009
At the Plug-In Conference last week Mike Tinsey, the global manager of Ford’s sustainability activities, admitted that Build Your Dreams Auto (BYD Auto), the China based battery and car manufacturer, could be a “real threat. BYD has secured an agreement to supply lithium-ion batteries to one of China’s top three auto groups for applications in hybrid vehicles - making it the first lithium-ion supply deal with a domestic Chinese manufacturer.