BYD unveils two electric trucks

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BYD unveiled two battery-electric heavy-duty trucks, the Gen3 8TT and 6F. Both trucks use BYD’s lithium iron phosphate batteries. Unveiled at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., the Gen 3 8TT and 6F feature cabs styled by Wolfgang Josef Egger, the former Audi chief designer.

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BYD makes strategic investment in Robosense

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a developer of smart LiDAR system technology, announced a strategic investment agreement and a strategic cooperation framework agreement with BYD. RoboSense says that it will keep pace with BYD, continuously upgrade its technology capacity in intelligent perception, and form a deeply integrated technology matrix to broaden the vertical coverage across the industry chain and jointly promote the innovation and transformation of the smart new energy vehicle industry.

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BYD NEV sales up 262.9% YOY in October

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BYD sold 88,898 passenger vehicles in October, increasing 90.9% By the end of October, the cumulative annual sales of BYD passenger vehicles topped 200,000 units. positioning BYD as a dominant player in China’s plug-in hybrid vehicles market. BYD’s e-platform 3.0 BYD EA1.

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Antelope Valley adds 16 more BYD electric buses to fleet

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Since then, AVTA has put 57 BYD zero-emission buses into revenue service. BYD has also been selected as a vendor for transit buses and motor coaches in statewide contracts for California and New Mexico.

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BYD introducing battery-electric Type D school bus

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BYD is introducing a battery-electric Type D school bus. With length options of 35, 38, and 40 feet, BYD’s Type D battery-electric school bus can seat up to 84 and can be equipped with an ADA liftgate.

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BYD sold 68,018 battery-electric buses worldwide 

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BYD sold 68,018 battery-electric buses worldwide . BYD battery-electric buses. BYD has sold 68,018 battery-electric buses. BYD (@BYDCompany) October 6, 2021. . BYD & Levo collaborated for heavy-duty BYD commercial EVs.

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BYD introduces Type A battery-electric school bus with V2G technology

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BYD introduced its Type A battery-electric school bus that also offers innovative vehicle-to-grid technology, allowing the vehicle to serve as a power storage resource when it’s not transporting students. —Samuel Kang, BYD’s Head of Total Technology Solutions.

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BYD and Shell partner on EV charging across China and Europe; R&D on battery performance and advanced charging

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BYD and Shell signed a strategic cooperation agreement to help accelerate the energy transition and improve charging experience for BYD’s battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) customers. A BYD Han EV at Shell Recharge site.

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BYD lands largest ever electric bus order in Finland; 106 buses for Nobina

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BYD has entered the Finnish market for the first time after securing an order for 106 buses with Nobina, one of Finland’s and Scandinavia’s largest Public Transport Operators (PTOs).

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Barbados receiving 35 BYD electric buses; first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean

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BYD delivered the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean, opening up an exciting new chapter in the region’s efforts to tackle climate change. The Transport Board partnered with BYD and Megapower Ltd, BYD’s local representative, on the project.

BYD wins Chile lithium extraction contract

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Chile’s Ministry of Mining awarded China-based BYD a contract to extract up to 80,000 tons of metallic lithium. BYD won the contract—one of two awarded by the Ministry—with an offer of $61 million. BYD always had a global and sustainable view of technological development, aiming to expand our business worldwide. —Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD and President of BYD North America.

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J&M Sanitation deploys two BYD, Amrep electric refuse trucks

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The BYD 8R heavy-duty trucks feature BYD’s proprietary electric propulsion system designed specifically for refuse collection.

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Maryland city deploys BYD electric Class 6 refuse truck

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Hyattsville, Maryland, is deploying a BYD 6R Class 6 electric refuse truck, one of several fully-electric or hybrid vehicles in the City’s fleet, and the first commercially deployed Class 6 refuse truck in the country, according to BYD.

Bogotá orders 379 electric buses from BYD

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BYD will provide the Colombian capital of Bogotá with a fleet of 379 pure electric buses, in a deal awarded by the capital’s TransMilenio SA mass transport authority. Globally, BYD buses, taxis and other electric vehicles are present in more than 300 cities, 50 countries and regions.

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BYD K8M 35' electric bus sets high scoring record in FTA bus reliability test

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BYD announced that its all-new K8M, an innovative 35-foot zero-emission public transit bus, set a high scoring record in the Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pa. —Patrick Duan, BYD North America Senior Vice President.

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BYD launches Blade Battery to address battery safety in EVs

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BYD launched the Blade Battery, a development intended to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehicles. The Blade Battery has been developed by BYD over the past several years. He Long, Vice President of BYD and Chairman of FinDreams Battery Co.,

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Daimler and BYD restructure DENZA joint venture to 10:90

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and its long-term Chinese partner BYD Auto Industry Co., BYD) signed an equity transfer agreement to realign the structural setup of their originally 50:50 joint venture Shenzhen DENZA New Energy Automotive Co., Following the equity transfer, Daimler will hold an equity interest of 10% and BYD will hold 90% equity interest. The strong support in operations by BYD will facilitate the future success of DENZA, while Daimler stays committed as a shareholder.

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BYD wins order for another 406 electric buses in Bogotá, Colombia

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BYD won an order to deliver another 406 battery-electric buses to the Colombian capital of Bogotá, coming shortly after a previous announcement on 17 December of the delivery of the 470 pure electric buses to the city. —Lara Zhang, Regional Director of BYD Latin America.

DHL piloting 4 BYD electric Class 8 trucks in LA

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DHL is piloting four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season. Equipped with a comfortable air-ride cab and air suspension, the trucks have more than enough power and torque to operate at 82,000 lbs. combined weight.

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BYD ETM6 electric trucks to deliver IKEA products in Netherlands

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BYD ETM6 electric trucks to deliver IKEA products in Netherlands. In the search for a solution for IKEA, TDS got in touch with Bluekens EV, a BYD electric truck dealer and experts in emission-free city logistics and fleet management solutions.

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BYD electric motor coaches selected for California purchasing contract; available to governmental entities outside CA

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BYD announced that its participation in a California-wide purchasing contract will also allow US transit agencies to leverage California’s purchase power to buy US-built zero-emission BYD battery-electric motor coaches, made by union employees in Lancaster, California.

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Maersk to deploy 300 electric trucks in N. America in partnership with Einride; first batch BYD 8TT Gen 3

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The initial batch of trucks will be BYD Class 8 8TT Gen 3 units. Moller - Maersk (Maersk) will add 300 electric trucks to its North American network, making it the largest heavy-duty electric truck deployment to date.

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BYD Makes First Ever Delivery of Electric Buses in Ancona, Italy

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BYD eBuses in Italy alone, they have combined, travelled over 7 million kilometres, saving some 7,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions from equivalent diesel-powered vehicles. The post BYD Makes First Ever Delivery of Electric Buses in Ancona, Italy appeared first on EV Obsession.

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BYD launches e6 electric MPV in India

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BYD launches e6 electric MPV in India. BYD has launched the new e6 an electric MPV in India which is priced at t Rs 29.15 Talking about its technical specifications, BYD e6 is a five-seater electric MPV that is built on the e-platform of the BYD.

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Nobina selects 13 BYD eBus electric buses for far-north operation

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BYD, Europe’s leading electric bus manufacturer, received an order for a further 13 eBuses from Nobina—the principal bus operator in Sweden and the Nordic region. BYD 12m battery-electric bus.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport adds two BYD electric buses

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has aded two BYD battery-electric buses. Atlanta is one of three airports to purchase BYD buses and has reduced its emissions by 70 metric tons since the launch of its two buses.

Toyota partners with BYD to build affordable $30,000 electric car


Toyota has reportedly partnered with China’s BYD to build a new affordable electric car to launch next year. more… The post Toyota partners with BYD to build affordable $30,000 electric car appeared first on Electrek.

Benchmark bumps BYD up to top tier of EV battery manufacturers; 2nd China cell maker on list

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Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has elevated Chinese lithium-ion battery cell and automaker BYD to Benchmark’s top tier EV battery cell manufacturer status joining CATL, Envision AESC, LG Energy Solution, Panasonic, Samsung, and SK Innovation as tier one cell manufacturers.

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BYD sets out EV expansion strategy for Europe; Tang SUV heading to Norway first

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BYD Europe outlined an expansion strategy for EVs in Europe, including the trial introduction of electric passenger cars, alongside longer-term plans to bring new BYD LCV and eTruck ranges to the market. Second-generation BYD Tang compact SUV.

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Nuro introduces Gen 3 autonomous delivery vehicle; partnering with BYD on manufacturing

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Pre-production is underway now, and Nuro partnering with BYD North America to assemble globally-sourced hardware components for the vehicle platforms. BYD will finish assembly of the hardware platform at its Lancaster plant in the United States using globally sourced components.

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BYD launched new e-Platform 3.0 for electric vehicles

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BYD launched new e-Platform 3.0 BYD has launched the e-platform 3.0 BYD e-Platform 3.0. BYD e-Platform 3.0. BYD e-Platform 3.0 Also Read: BYD Toyota EV Technology Co launched-operates in May 2020. The post BYD launched new e-Platform 3.0

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BYD to add another 183 electric buses to Santiago’s fleet

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The Chilean Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt, recently announced a new order for 183 BYD electric buses for the Chilean capital of Santiago, due to arrive in August of this year. The 183 BYD electric buses will join the 100 electric buses that BYD and local partner Enel brought into Santiago last December, giving BYD a dominant share of more than 60% in the capital’s electric bus market.

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BYD announces ultra-safe Blade Batteries for its all-electric vehicles 

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BYD announces ultra-safe Blade Batteries for its all-electric vehicles . BYD the world’s leading global EV maker has officially announced that its all-electric vehicles will now come with the company’s ultra-safe Blade Batteries. BYD announces ultra-safe Blade Batteries.

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BYD Lands Major eBus Order With Bergkvarabuss In Sweden

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The post BYD Lands Major eBus Order With Bergkvarabuss In Sweden appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Buses Electric Vehicles Bergkvarabuss BYD Europe eBus Bergkvarabuss Sweden

BYD K9MD Selected For San Francisco MTA Pilot Project

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8/4/2021) – A 40-foot battery-electric BYD K9MD bus will hit the streets in a pilot project by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to evaluate the feasibility of operating an all-electric bus fleet. San Francisco, CALIF.

BYD secures Europe’s largest single order for electric buses to date: 259 eBuses for Keolis

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BYD has secured the largest single order to date for full battery-electric buses in Europe in a deal with Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis. The landmark order comprises 259 BYD eBuses scheduled for programmed delivery from next summer.

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Nobina Welcomes 76 Units to Helsinki After Receiving 43 BYD eBuses for Turku in June

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BYD, the world’s leading provider of electric buses, has successfully delivered an additional 76 BYD eBuses to major Nordic public transport operator, Nobina, for use in the Finnish capital, Helsinki. Electric Buses Electric Vehicles BYD eBuses Helsinki Nobina

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LADOT orders 130 BYD electric buses

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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has ordered 130 BYD battery-electric K7M buses, the largest single order of battery-electric buses to date in the United States. BYD considers the LADOT purchase as a signal to the market that zero-emission buses are here to stay and that their use will continue to spread. The buses will be built at BYD’s Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, California, in northern Los Angeles County. The K7M is one of BYD’s top products.

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EMT MADRID –Order for 20 BYD Electric Buses to follow 45 Deliveries over Previous 12 Months

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For the third time in succession, Madrid’s principal public transport operator, EMT Madrid, has placed a fleet order with the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer, BYD. The order is for 20 new 40-foot BYD electric buses and, when delivered, will take EMT Madrid’s total BYD fleet to 65.

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BYD Deliveries Start Ahead of Schedule in Spain’s Largest Ever eBus Order

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The new 30 BYD eBuses follow 15 deliveries in 2020 The Municipal Transport Company of Madrid, EMT Madrid has today taken the delivery of the 30 eBuses from BYD, ahead of the programmed hand-over schedule in Spain’s largest-ever single order for electric buses.

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Finland’s First BYD Buses Hit The Road

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Nobina, one of Finland’s and the Nordic region’s principal public transport operators, has taken delivery of 43 50-foot battery-electric buses from BYD, Europe’s and the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer. The post Finland’s First BYD Buses Hit The Road appeared first on EV Obsession.

Antelope Valley Transit Authority Growing Battery-Electric Fleet with 10 K11M 60 Foot BYD Articulated Buses &6 K7M 30-Foot Buses.

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5/6/2021) – BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced that Antelope Valley Transit Authority, a longstanding customer and community partner, is growing its battery-electric fleet with the purchase of 10 K11M 60-foot articulated buses and six K7M 30-foot buses. LOS ANGELES, Calif.

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BYD flagship Han EV series goes on sale in China; Blade Battery

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BYD announced the official launch of its Han EV series, the brand’s long-awaited flagship offering for the global mid-to-large luxury sedan market, including three pure electric models and one hybrid model. The Han EV is the first mass-produced model that uses BYD’s ultra-safe Blade Battery.

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