BYD to introduce cars to US showrooms in 2015

Rubric: BYD | 17 Июн 2014 | Комментарии к записи BYD to introduce cars to US showrooms in 2015 отключены
BYD to introduce cars to US showrooms in 2015

BYD to introduce cars to US showrooms in 2015 Following through on plans postponed in 2010, Chinese electric and conventional automaker BYD says it will launch four new models to U.S. showrooms by late next year. Its plans follow other Chinese automakers with eyes on the U.S. market, and the company actually already has a U.S. presence with intent to begin production this March of electric buses at its Lancaster, Calif. factory. BYD’s automotive efforts are focused largely on electric cars, and the company is backed by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. It has spent three years reorganizing, reducing its number of dealerships to cut losses, and develop its products. In an interview ...

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BYD Electric e6 Can Reach Over One Million Kilometers (621 000 …

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BYD Electric e6 Can Reach Over One Million Kilometers (621 000 …

BYD: Electric e6 Can Reach Over One Million Kilometers (621,000 Miles) On Original Battery BYD Selling Its Car At The Beijing Auto Show Even though BYD has produced and/or sold almost 2,500 all-electric e6 sedans worldwide (most in China) since the car launched in 2010, in the US we know them as the company that makes outrages claims and then doesn t follow through . The e6 was to come to market in the US for 2010, with some fantastical specs along in tow (249 miles of range, 0-60 in under 8 seconds), and obviously, that did not happen.  An expected 2010 arrival turned into 2011, then to 2012, then to early 2013 poor US infrastructure was reportedly to blame. The e6 Can Get A Full ...

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Gas 2 Bridging the gap between green heads and gear heads

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Gas 2 Bridging the gap between green heads and gear heads

Portland Attempts to Woo Chinese Plug-in and Electric Car Maker BYD Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Political and business heavyweights are rolling out the green carpet in hopes of convincing a Chinese electric car manufacturer to set up shop in the Portland area. BYD (Build Your Dreams) is China s largest battery maker, and moving into the automotive industry.  BYD s first plug-in hybrid planned for the Chinese market will be the F6DM mid-sized sedan in the second half of 2008, and use lithium iron phosphate batteries.  Its top speed is expected to be be 100 mph, with a range of 62 miles in all-electric mode and 267 ...

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VW Links With China& s BYD for Hybrid or Electric Cars; Ford …

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VW Links With China& s BYD for Hybrid or Electric Cars; Ford …

VW Links With China’s BYD for Hybrid or Electric Cars; Ford May Follow Comments (0) Volkswagen has signed a letter of intent with China s BYD on hybrid or electric cars. Ford and another European automaker are rumored to be working on similar arrangements with BYD. BYD, which stands for Build Your Dream, has been a Chinese company to watch. Formed in 1995, BYD is now the world s second-largest producer of lithium-ion batteries, mostly for cell phones, and has been making cars only since 2003. The company has been displaying a plug-in hybrid, the BYD F3, at global auto shows, including one in Detroit. The company s stock, traded on the Hong Kong exchange, rose on the news. The stock ...

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BYD F6DM Sedan

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BYD F6DM Sedan

BYD F6DM Sedan In January 2008 at the Detroit auto show, Chinese car maker Byd Automobile Company will present its BYD F6DM (Dual Mode) Sedan. When it goes into production later that year, it will be the finest Plug-in Electric Hybrid (PHEV) on the road—because it will be the only specifically-designed PHEV on the road. by Ross Bonander, Contributing Writer Type: Plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Class: Sedan Manufacturer: BYD Auto Top Speed: 100 mph Vehicle range: 330 miles (60 in electric, 270 on the gas engine) Fuel(s): Gasoline electricity Battery system: Iron-based (10 minute station re-charge, 9 hour home recharge) Tailpipe emissions: Yes The Manufacturer Says. The BYD F6DM Sedan ...

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History of Electric Cars

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History of Electric Cars

Electric Cars and History Since the invention of the first electric motor strong enough to do work in 1834 people have been dreaming of electric powered transportation. Electric cars, trains and trolleys are older than most people think. In this page we focus on the electric car, but do discuss trains and trolleys since their roots are connected. History Timeline: The first powerful direct current electric motor was originally invented by Thomas Davenport in Brandon, Vermont in 1834. Prior to this other inventors had made weak devices that created motion, but these devices were not suitable for doing any jobs for humankind. Davenport was just a blacksmith by trade, but he dreamed a future ...

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Warren Buffett looks to electric car in BYD stake MarketWatch

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Warren Buffett looks to electric car in BYD stake MarketWatch

Warren Buffett looks to electric car in BYD stake HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Warren Buffett’s recent purchase of a $232 million stake in China’s BYD Co. represents an unusual move for the value investor who professes to favor companies with simple business models. Based in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, BYD Co. /quotes/zigman/25819/realtime HK:1211 -0.09% has risen from obscurity in a few short years to become the world’s biggest producer of rechargeable batteries for cellular handsets. Another business line makes handsets for companies such as Nokia Corp. /quotes/zigman/162154/delayed /quotes/nls/nok NOK -0.38%. while another makes gasoline-powered compact sedans ...

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BYD e6 – The AllElectric Automobile New Electric Cars

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BYD e6 – The AllElectric Automobile New Electric Cars

BYD e6    BYD Auto, the Chinese car manufacturer has built the first all-electric crossover car, the BYD e6, which reportedly has a range of about 300 kilometers, meaning about three times longer than any other electric car. It was first tested in China in 2010, when 40 vehicles were used as taxis in the city of Shenzhen. They were first sold to the general public in 2011, two years later than scheduled. It is rumored that the Netherlands are planning a project involving the increased use of alternative energy vehicles, which includes buying 70 of these cars to be used as taxis, much like the experiment in China. The BYD e6 reaches 60 mph in less than 14 seconds at a maximum speed of 87 ...

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Wang Chuanfu BYD F3DM Hybrid China Is Electric

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Wang Chuanfu BYD F3DM Hybrid China Is Electric

Wang Chuanfu, BYD F3DM Hybrid — China Is Electric At 28, he founded the world’s largest supplier of cell-phone batteries. His company also supplies low-cost batteries for One Laptop Per Child. In 2003, BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu, then 36, bought a car company, gave it the BYD name, set up an RD team of 3000 engineers, and on December 15, 2008, put the world’s first plug-in electric car on the market. Many people have asked me why I bought a car company. I have two reasons. First, the market is huge in China. Second, we have the world’s battery technology. We believe the age of gasoline will pass and power will come from new energy sources. In this industry, everyone ...

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BYD Electric Car Factory Visit Shenzhen China Alex Hofford Photography

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BYD Electric Car Factory Visit Shenzhen China Alex Hofford Photography

BYD Electric Car Factory Visit, Shenzhen, China Tue, 03/11/2009 — 3:17pm BYD electric cars are selling like hot cakes in China, and I’ve just returned from their factory in Shenzhen. But I was only allowed into their showroom and ‘re-charging facility’ near the factory, so sensitive is the RD going on there. More about that later. Here is an E6 ‘pure’ electric car being charged. The PR person was rather coy when I was took this shot. What are you taking pictures of?, she quipped. Just focus on the re-charging equipment, not the car, as the E6 is not launched in China yet, she ordered. This is rather strange considering the E6 was on display at the Shanghai ...

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