Meet the Joylong E6 Electric Minibus

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The Joylong E6. The Joylong E6 is an electric minibus that can carry up to 17 passengers. It produces city cars, MPVs, passenger and logistics vans, minibuses, and tourist buses, with pure electric versions in most segments. Electric Buses Joylong e6

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Thriev adding 20 BYD e6 electric cars to London fleet

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Thriev , a company offering zero-emission, chauffeured cars to corporate and private users in London, is adding 20. BYD e6 electric cars to the fleet. Part of the deal with BYD is that Thriev will equip its facility at Edgware Road, west London, with BYD’s purpose-designed charging equipment, which allows fast charging of the e6 in just two hours.

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UberX Drivers To Test BYD e6 Chinese Electric Cars In Chicago

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The BYD e6 wagon is the battery-electric car that never quite made it onto the U.S. Despite various plans and announcements over the last five years, the e6 was never offered for retail sale in North America. Very quietly, that''s now changing; the company hopes to lease around 200 BYD e6 electric cars for use by UberX drivers in Chicago. Green BYD BYD e6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Chicago China Chinese Uber fleet plug-in cars

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2016 BYD e6 electric taxi gets range increase to 187 miles: Forbidden Fruit

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How would you like an all-electric wagon with five seats, a rear liftgate, and 187 miles of EPA-rated range? You'd think such a vehicle might sell well, since it would have more rated range than any other electric cars on the market except the Chevy Bolt EV and anything from Tesla. Well, such a car has been certified by. China forbidden fruit BYD plug-in cars BYD e6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Bogotá pilots all-electric taxi fleet using BYD e6s

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BYD Ltd and Praco Didacol (BYD’s Colombian distribution partner) announced that BYD e6’s will be placed into Taxi service as of Q1 2013 in the Colombian capital Bogotá as a pilot. The District Government authorized this scalable all-electric taxi pilot in an effort to improve the air quality in Colombia’s dense cities.

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Initial details on fiery crash involving BYD e6 that killed 3

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Three passengers in a BYD e6 taxicab, including the driver, were killed in an accident in Shenzhen on 26 May. BYD e6 in flames following crash. A drunk driver crashed a high-speed Nissan GT-R into a BYD e6, and then collided with another, gasoline taxicab. The e6 hit a tree before bursting into flames. The driver and two female passengers on the pure-electric car apparently never had a chance to get out. China Auto Web.

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BYD delivers 500 battery-electric e6 police cars to Shenzhen Public Security Bureau

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After being selected through a public bidding process, BYD has delivered 500 battery-electric, e6 police vehicles to the Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau this week. The BYD e6 reaches speeds of over 140 km/h (~87 mph) with a range of 300 km (187 miles), making it suited for the demands of police utility vehicles. Individual BYD e6 mileages have reached 250,000 km (or 156,000 miles), equivalent to more than ten years’ service life in a standard consumer car.

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BYD to launch e6 electric car

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The wait will soon be over for US customers eager to get their hands on BYD Auto’s e6 electric crossover. BYD will select a specific region in the US and target several hundred e6 cars at government agencies, utilities and even celebrities. Earlier this year, BYD had declared that it was planning four motor combinations for the e6, all of which can offer all-wheel drive with front and rear motors: 75kW; 75kW and 40kW; 160kW; and 160kW and 40kW.

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Report: BYD to test market e6 EV in US in 2011

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plans to start test-marketing the e6 battery-electric vehicle ( earlier post ) in the US next year after almost a year’s delay, and is in talks with officials in Los Angeles to supply e-buses that could eventually lead to a manufacturing plant in the city. BYD earlier this year began selling e6 cars to taxi operators in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen and is collecting field data to improve the car.

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BYD delivers e6 electric taxis to Thriev

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Ten fully electric cars begin work in London this week with private hire firm, Thriev. In total, the firm has an order in place for 20 of BYD’s e6 fully-electric cars, to help provide its customers with a clean alternative way to travel. Electric cars The vehicles will use a rapid charger produced by BYD to r[.].

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Tesla Model S Safety Plea, 2016 BMW X5 40e Plug-In Hybrid, BYD e6 For Uber: Today's Car News

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Today, we have an owner''s concern over a potential safety issue with the Tesla Model S electric car, details on the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e plug-in hybrid SUV, and plans for UberX drivers to use the Chinese BYD e6 electric car in Chicago. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Updated BYD e6: First Drive Of Chinese Electric Crossover

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market, and their hopes of dominating electric cars have slowed. But Chinese maker BYD continues to develop and test the e6 all-electric crossover utility it hopes to sell in the U.S. Most Chinese carmakers have backed away from plans to attack the U.S. within a couple of years. Now, we've had the chance to take a brief drive in the latest

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Electric Car Watch #11: Hyundai's Electric Car Plans for India

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By Abhishek & Kamlesh ​ In this episode of Electric Car watch, we will talk about Hyundai's sudden announcements regarding EV plans for India and if they can retain their market share in India by 2030. Hyundai India is the second largest passenger car seller after Maruti.

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

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market with inexpensive cars. Nor do you hear concerns over Chinese electric-car makers swamping sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt, which have racked up more than 23,300 sales between them since December 2010. So the fate of the BYD e6 You don't hear as much worrying these days about the threat of Chinese automakers entering the U.S.

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Who Sold The Most Plug-In Electric Cars In 2015? (It's Not Tesla Or Nissan)

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new-car deliveries. With about 200,000 sold, the Leaf is the world's most popular electric car. But which carmaker sold the most cars with plugs last year, worldwide? Green BYD BYD Qin BYD Tang BYD e6 China New Energy Vehicle New car sales plug-in cars salesFive years after the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt first went on sale, plug-in vehicles represent slightly less than 1 percent of U.S.

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BYD electric car available now in China

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It has seemingly been talked about for years – but now the BYD e6 electric vehicle has finally been made available for consumer purchases in China. The E6, which was previously available for fleet purchases, will cost US$38,430 thanks to a substantial government subsidy in Shenzhen of around US$18,000, reducing its initial price tag of [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD e6 BYD e6 electric car BYD electric cars China Shenzhen

Electric car crash prompts safety concerns

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A tragic high speed accident involving an all-electric taxi in the Chinese city of Shenzhen has sparked further concerns about the safety of the new technology. On May 26, a Nissan GTR sports car smashed into the rear of two taxis at an estimated speed of 180km/h. One of the taxis was a BYD e6 [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 China electric car crash electric car safety electric cars green cars

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Electric Car Watch #5: BYD's Blade Battery & World leader

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By Abhishek & Kamlesh ​ Continuing our electric car watch, where we will talk about EV plans of major car brands, take a look at their EV vision, and go over their technology platforms. BYD makes most of the complex components that go in an electric car, in house.

Source of electric car fire revealed

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Remember earlier this year when a high-speed crash involving an all-electric BYD e6 electric taxi that burst into flames prompted safety concerns about electric vehicles (see article)? An investigation shows that electric arcs, caused by short circuiting of the high voltage lines in the distribution [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric car fire electric cars green cars

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BYD electric cars coming to London

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As London continues in its ambitious efforts to make every minicab and taxi in the city a zero emission model by 2020, one of the leading electric car makers in China will be introducing its vehicles into the capital. That’s because BYD Auto has signed a memorandum of understanding with Green Tomato Cars to bring [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Boris Johnson BYD BYD e6 electric cars electric taxi green cars London

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BYD to test electric car in the US

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China’s BYD Auto is expected to start market testing of its e6 electric car in the USA beginning next year. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD Auto BYD e6 e6 electric car ShenzhenAccording to a report in The Wall Street Journal, testing will begin after more than a year’s delay with the company also in talks with officials in Los Angeles about the possibility of supplying e-buses [.].

Electric Car Watch #10: Tata, Mahindra vs Tesla vs Chinese vs MNC’s

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By Abhishek & Kamlesh ​ In this episode of Electric Car Watch, we will talk about India’s big 3 car makers - Tata Motors, Mahindra, and Maruti, and what they will need to do to ensure they don't lose market share by 2030. Electric Cars.

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

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In fact, its all-electric e6 was unveiled before the word Leaf became the name of an electric car. But despite unveiling a car long before many of its rivals, BYD won’t be bringing the e6 to the U.S. We’ve known about Chinese firm BYD for some time now. until the middle of next year. If the firm’s past reputation is anything to

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Electric car maker BYD to expand across China

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That’s because the electric car maker has announced its intentions to open new manufacturing plants in Yunnan Province – meaning [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 China electric cars green carsBYD may have slipped from the spotlight in recent times having originally enjoyed extensive media attention when billionaire Warren Buffet invested in the company, but it now looks set to become an even stronger brand.

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BYD Atto 3 with range of 400 Km.

Electric Vehicles India

BYD has entered the Indian market with the model E6 which is an MPV. The Atto 3’s biggest rival will be the MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona Electric. This means that it is larger than the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric.

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

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As China's figurehead for electric vehicles, BYD is best-known in the U.S. for its e6 electric crossover, and being part-owned by billionaire entrepreneur Warren Buffett. Read our first drive of the BYD e6 crossover Chinese carmaker BYD is facing tough times ahead, following reports that its stock has fallen 43 percent since its February high.

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Tesla Model S vs. BYD e6: An unusual test drive mash-up with one clear winner

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Electric cars Tesla Motors Weekly Column Weekly column. By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield. The Low Carbon Vehicle event, held every year at the Millbrook proving ground in the heart of Bedfordshire, is a must-attend event for green transport aficionados, consultants, and government agencies wanting to improve their fleet’s carbon footprint. As [.].

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Reviewer Drives BYD E6: Verdict? "One Trick Pony"

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They had a strong presence at the recent 2011 Geneva Motor Show with a lineup of production electric cars both present and future, and the company intends to break into the U.S. Chinese automaker BYD, or "Build Your Dreams" has big plans. market, never an easy task for a maker with little brand recognition. Nevertheless, the U.S. sales are

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Hertz rental cars to welcome BYD electric vehicles

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One of the largest car hire companies in the world – the Hertz Corporation – has announced a new strategic partnership with BYD aimed at propelling electric vehicle markets in China. As part of the partnership, Hertz will rent the BYD e6 electric car to Chinese customers and government agencies. The e6 is a five-seat [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 BYD electric cars China electric car electric vehicles

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More Mixed Messages From BYD, Claims E6 is U.S. Safety Ready

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Chinese battery firm and electric car company Build Your Dreams (BYD) have claimed their E6 all electric crossover SUV is ready for the U.S. sales headquarters in Los Angeles, BYD public relation manager Du Guozhong has claimed the E6 has passed all market. Following tightly behind an announcement at the start of May that BYD were opening a U.S.

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

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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 electric vehicles like the e6 crossover, BYD is aiming for a "re-birth" plan to counter a recent slump in sales. Reuters reports the Chinese company, which is part owned by

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Daimler and BYD to join forces on electric cars

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It seems that it’s a new trend in motoring for auto manufacturers to join forces on green cars – and now you can add another partnership to the list. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mercedes BYD BYD e6 China Chinese electric cars Daimler electric vehicles Mercedes Benz B-Class F-CELL Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL Mercedes-Benz electric cars smart fortwo

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London private hire firm selects BYD for electric car fkeet

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BYD’s expansion into Europe continues, with the announcement of a new fleet of its e6 electric crossover models for London chauffeur-driven service, Thriev. Electric cars Following the announcement from the Mayor of London that all new taxis should be zero-emission by 2018, Thriev is ensuring that it remains ah[.].

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Report: Audi A9 EV due in 2024 could be a high-efficiency flagship

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The "highly efficient electric car" Audi said was being developed by its new Artemis team for 2024 won't be a compact vehicle as originally expected, but a large flagship sedan, Autocar reported Monday.

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First shipment of BYD electric cars arrives in the UK

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China''s Build Your Dreams (BYD) brand has finally arrived in the UK, bringing with it the first shipment of more than 50 of its e6 electric cars. The cars promise the longest driving range of any new car currently available on the UK market, with 186 miles per charge. Electric cars Only the Tesla Model S will bea[.].

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BYD plans electric car launch in 2012

Green Cars News

Chinese electric car maker BYD is planning to enter the US market in the first quarter of 2012, starting with the launch of its e6 electric car model. Electric cars BYD China electric car launch U.SThe firm, which is financial backed by Warren Buffet, revealed the plans at the opening of the Detroit Motor Show this week. According to news agency, Reuters, [.].

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

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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 investigators have concluded. The tragedy happened in May, when a BYD e6 all-electric taxi was hit early one morning by a speeding Nissan GT-R traveling at 112 mph or more.

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Electric car maker BYD delays stock listing

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Chinese electric car maker, BYD is hoping to list on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange according to the Associated Press. According to the news agency, the manufacturer of the e6 electric [.]. Tags: Electric cars BYD electric car float stock exchange The auto maker hopes to list in the second half of the year after delaying plans to float on the stock exchange earlier this year.

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Electric taxis go into operation

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The streets of Shenzhen City in Guangdong Province are now a little bit cleaner after 40 battery electric taxis went into operation. The vehicles are based on BYD’s e6 with Shenzhen the first city to put electric taxis in operation in China. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Build Your Dreams BYD BYD Auto BYD e6 BYD e6 electric taxi electric taxis Guangdong Province Shenzhen City

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Daimler and BYD to join forces on electric cars

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The name BYD Auto remains on the radar for green car enthusiasts as it continues its ambitious plans to establish itself a major global car manufacturer – and now the company has reached an understanding with German car making giant Daimler AG.

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BYD arrives in Europe

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Chinese carmaker BYD has certainly garnered its fair share of media attention since it received backing from Warren Buffet – and now it is finally bringing its e6 vehicles to Europe. The company has reached an agreement with Rotterdam city to deliver BYD’s all-electric e6 vehicles as part of the Netherlands’ green transportation project 75-EV-RO. [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric vehicles Rotterdam

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Kia EV6 & Hyundai Ioniq 5 in India: Welcome to another PR stunt

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In this episode of electric car watch, we will talk about the arrival of Hyundai Ioniq 6 and Kia EV6 on Indian roads. What do they mean for the Indian electric car scene? We can expect those cars to be in production by 2024 at the earliest or even later.

BYD electric vehicles head to Singapore

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The expansion of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD continues in earnest after the company signed a memorandum of understanding with SMRT Corporation in Singapore. The two will now enter discussions about the possibility of establishing a joint venture to distribute BYD’s eBUSes and e6 taxis. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric taxi BYD eBUSes electric vehicles Singapore