China& s BYD Shows FEBattery Powered e6 at Detroit Auto Show EVMotoring

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China s BYD Shows FE-Battery e6 at Detroit Auto Show

The Detroit Auto Show its first look at BYD s Fe, or battery technology (also lithium ion-iron phosphate). The vehicles BYD showed in Detroit all fitted with Fe battery BYD has shown several of the company s models at other major shows, including Beijing and The F3DM and F6DM are conventional hybrids that utilize a system similar in concept to used in a Ford Escape or Toyota Prius.

However, models also incorporate recharging capabilities.

China s BYD is among the largest of batteries in the world. They cells for laptops, phones the It stands to reason that 130,000-employee entity knows about batteries.

The company has a research center that 11,000, many of whom are focused on the future of battery and manufacturing.

BYD Chairman and President Chuanfu stressed the quick-charge of their Fe batteries. When with their special unit, batteries can gain a charge in only ten minutes, and a charge in just one hour. charging to 100-percent capacity 110-volts requires 7.5 hours.

BYD also claimed that new Fe batteries were capable of charge cycles, and had excellent Batteries create voltage on internal chemistry, and knowledge of particular iron mix has been for years. Sometimes called the battery, the chemistry is related to lithium cells.

The benefits of the BYD Fe is that the materials it can use for its cells less and are more readily than competitive batteries materials such as cobalt.

to BYD, the cells are also in regards to crash testing and heat loads. Both of characteristics are important for battery vehicles (BEV) and hybrids these vehicles carry of individual cells packed in multi-cell arrays.

BYD just started selling the plug-in for approximately $22,000 in The compact sedan is based on the F3, a powered car BYD has had on the market in China for years. To our eyes, the display looked like a Toyota from 15 years ago built by a union work force Detroit. (Panel gaps inconsistent and the overall level of was well behind the current None of BYD s products are currently for or even certified for sale in the

BYD began selling cars in its market in 2003, and has 3,000 devoted to their automotive team. If the e6 is any indication, expect BYD s acumen and level of finish to rapidly.

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The e6 was easily the company s best model at their Detroit It is a pure electric crossover. BYD a range of 249 miles and has a claimed top of 100 mph.

In terms of style, the wagon/van reminded us of the original Odyssey or of the tall wagons of the 1980s.

Detailed specifications not available from the BYD stand the Detroit show, and the language made it difficult to learn about the number of Fe cells or the used to create the e6 s claimed 268 Considering that the vehicle s length is just 179.3 about the length of a Chevy the e6 s curb weight of 4453 indicates that there are of individual batteries stored the sheet metal.

Among many other BYD will need to overcome s general fear and mistrust of products given the recent of lead-laced paint on children s and poisoned toothpaste. However, BYD s at Detroit demand respect and This is a powerhouse of a company great potential.

While re not selling in the U.S. yet, it won t be before they are.

Rex Roy is an editor of who can be reached via his .

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