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 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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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 delivers 246 electric buses to Keolis Nederland

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BYD has begun delivery of Europe’s largest single order for electric buses to Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis. The Keolis fleet comprises BYD’s 12-meter and 13-meter eBus models.

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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.

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.

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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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 launched new e-Platform 3.0 for electric vehicles

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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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TIME Names BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) Among One of the “100 Most Influential Companies” List

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4/27/2021) – TIME announced Tuesday BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) earned a spot on its inaugural “100 Most Influential Companies” list, recognizing the company’s extraordinary impact as the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer. LOS ANGELES, Calif.

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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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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 next-generation EV platform: Up to 600 miles, 800V charging, optimized efficiency

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Chinese automaker BYD has already built more electric cars than many established automakers, and now it's launching a new dedicated platform for its next generation of EVs. The BYD e-platform 3.0

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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.

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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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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Megawatt charging for trucks, beef-fat biodiesel, BYD EV platform: Today’s Car News

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And BYD gives a top-level preview of its third-generation platform for electric vehicles. China’s BYD has revealed its. A Portland site is a template for big-rig fast-charging, and open for public use. Biodiesel from beef fat will soon be mass-produced by a Nebraska joint venture.

BYD offers transit agencies assistance with Federal Low-No grant applications

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The Federal Transit Administration recently announced $180 million will be available through its competitive Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program; California-based BYD says it will help transit agencies navigate the application process. The Low-No program exists to support the nation’s transition to energy-efficient vehicles such as those manufactured in BYD’s Lancaster, California plant. BYD has more than 1,000 electric buses on the road and/or in production.

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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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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 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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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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BYD wins cumulative order for 1,002 electric buses in Bogotá, Colombia

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BYD has exclusively won cumulative orders to supply 1,002 battery-electric buses to the capital of Colombia, Bogotá. Three of BYD’s global strategic partners finally adopted BYD’s integrated electric bus solutions for their bids and successfully won the tender, totalling 1,002 electric buses. BYD will partner with local bus manufacturers Superpolo and BUSSCAR respectively on the bus body parts. BYD has a market share of more than 96.5%

BYD begins electric bus fleet delivery to Germany’s BOGESTRA; first of 22 buses

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BOGESTRA (Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Straßenbahnen) and HCR (Straßenbahn Herne-Castrop-Rauxel), two of Germany’s leading Public Transport Operators (PTOs), have taken delivery of the first vehicle in a joint fleet order for 22 electric buses from BYD.

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Anheuser-Busch completes first zero-emission beer delivery; BYD and Nikola

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Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company and BYD Motors LLC, completed its first Zero-Emission Beer Delivery in its hometown of St. Louis Blues, on a BYD electric truck. The delivery builds on Anheuser-Busch’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and existing partnerships with both Nikola and BYD. The 21 BYD electric trucks as well as a 958.5

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BYD, Toyota launch BYD TOYOTA EV TECHNOLOGY (BTET) JV to conduct battery electric vehicle R&D

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BYD Company Ltd. The name of the new company is BYD TOYOTA EV TECHNOLOGY CO., Hirohisa Kishi from Toyota will serve as chairman, and Zhao Binggen from BYD will be the chief executive officer (CEO). With the engineers from BYD and Toyota working together under the same roof, we aim to develop BEVs that are superior in performance and meet the needs of customers in China by merging the two companies’ strengths and also through friendly rivalry.

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BYD partners with Keihan Bus and Kansai Electric Power to build Japan’s first pure electric bus loop line

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BYD Japan, Keihan Bus and Kansai Electric Power announced a tripartite deal in Kyoto, Japan, which will see the three parties work together to help the city achieve Japan’s 2050 carbon neutrality target and build a carbon-free society.

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BYD to unveil new electric transit bus and motor coach

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BYD will unveil a new electric transit bus (K7M-ER) and a new electric motor coach (C9M) at BusCon 2019, held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis 23-25 September. In designing the K7M-ER, BYD listened to its transit agency customers and made the vehicle 101.6 All BYD buses sold to US transit agencies exceed the Federal Transit Administration’s “Buy America” regulatory requirements.

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BYD and Toyota detail electric-vehicle joint venture for China

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Toyota and BYD have released more details of an electric-vehicle joint venture for the Chinese market, which was announced in November 2019. The two automakers will invest 50-50 in a new company—BYD Toyota EV Technology Co.

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BYD, Toyota to establish joint company for battery-electric vehicle research and development

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BYD Company Ltd. The new R&D company, which will work on designing and developing BEVs (including platform) and its related parts, is anticipated to be established in China in 2020, with BYD and Toyota to evenly share 50% of the total capital needed. Additionally, BYD and Toyota plan to staff the new company by transferring engineers and the jobs currently involved in related R&D from their respective companies. —BYD senior vice president Lian Yu-bo.

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BYD sells 18,220 EVs in China in November, up 128% year-on-year

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Chinese automotive manufacturer BYD sold 18,220 pure-electric passenger vehicles in November, up by 22.1% BYD also produced 1.94 Shipments of the BYD Han EV reached 10,105 last month, with a total of 28,467 sales since July when it was released ( earlier post ), according to BYD. The Han is equipped with the blade battery ( earlier post ), which can increase energy density by at least 30% and reduce raw material costs by 30%, BYD said.

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BYD unveils new electric airport GSE tow tractor models

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BYD unveiled two new electric tow tractor models, or tugs, this month. BYD tugs offer greater energy and productivity efficiencies as well as lower operating costs and easier maintenance, as compared to its diesel, gas or lead acid battery counterparts. With a 25-ton towing capacity, BYD’s T250 rear cabin tug, and the T250F forward cabin tug, are heavy-duty solutions for both luggage transport and towing of regional jets.

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BYD completes delivery of 10 electric buses to Link Transit; first buses after plant reopening

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BYD has completed the delivery of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, a milestone for the company as production ramps up following a temporary plant closure in Mid-March from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BYD produces 300th electric bus in Lancaster; AVTA nears 1M emission-free miles

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BYD has produced its 300 th bus at its Lancaster, Calif. BYD is celebrating the milestone with its highly valued customer and neighbor Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA). The 300th bus is a 35-foot BYD K9S model transit bus. AVTA was one of BYD’s first customers. When BYD opened its Lancaster manufacturing plant in 2013, it had a handful of employees working on 10 buses in a 106,000-square-foot building that once housed a motorhome manufacturing facility.

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BYD and Hino enter strategic alliance focused on commercial battery-electric vehicles

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BYD Company Ltd. BYD Commercial Vehicle and Hino Motors has been committed to technology innovation and global promotion of commercial vehicle electrification. —Wang Jie, BYD vice president and CEO of commercial vehicle division. and Hino Motors, Ltd. signed a strategic business alliance agreement with a focus on collaborating in the development of commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs).

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Fleet of 10 BYD electric buses operating on Okinawa

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A fleet of 10 battery-electric buses manufactured by Chinese new energy technology company BYD started operating on the Japanese island of Okinawa, marking the beginning of the island’s electrified public transportation initiative. 10 BYD K9 buses now run a shuttle service to and from the Okinawa Naha Port. BYD is the only Chinese automaker to enter the Japanese market, and only with pure electric vehicles. This is not the first time BYD has delivered its e-buses to Japan.

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BYD 60-foot battery-electric bus completes full Altoona Pass/Fail test

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BYD achieved a first when its 60-foot battery-electric articulated transit bus completed durability road testing under the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) new Pass/Fail guidelines at the Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pa. BYD’s K11M became the first battery electric transit bus of its size to complete the full 15,000-mile durability test in an impressive 106 days, setting the bar high for all other bus manufacturers.

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China: BYD Doubled Plug-In Sales In March 2021 To Over 23,000

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The Han, D1 and the new Qin Plus DM PHEV are the most popular BYD plug-ins

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Anaheim Transportation Network orders 40 BYD electric buses; 57% electric fleet by 2020

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The Anaheim Transportation Network has awarded an order for 40 battery-electric buses to BYD. The ATN fleet order will increase the number of BYD electric buses the agency can deploy to serve one of the nation’s busiest tourism and employment regions. The buses range in size from the 30-foot BYD K7M to the articulated 60-foot K11M. One-half of the order will be the popular 40-foot BYD K9M.

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BYD Introduces 800V E-Platform 3.0 And New EVs: EA1, X DREAM

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BYD steps-up its game with new platform, new model series and new design

BYD Han EV luxury sedan arrives in China: Tesla Model S–sized, about $40k

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The new flagship electric sedan from BYD, the Han EV, will go on sale in China this month, the company reported last week. The BYD Han EV is ten years in the making and could be the model that allows BYD to break through to Europe and the U.S.

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SERES partners with BYD to develop next-generation power electronics

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and Shenzhen BYD Microelectronics Co., BYD Microelectronics) have entered a strategic partnership to develop next-generation power electronics. BYD Microelectronics operates China’s most comprehensive value chain of automotive-grade IGBTs, producing IGBT modules and wafers, SiC modules and wafers, automotive current sensors, MCUs, IPMs and other related products. SERES, a subsidiary of Chongqing Sokon Industrial Group Co.,

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