Archive for the ‘BYD’ Category
Published on May 6, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Billboards along Southern California’s Antelope Valley Freeway read “Lancaster welcomes BYD”, heralding the opening of a bus factory by the Chinese maker of electric vehicles and batteries.
BYD Co on Wednesday became the first company from China to announce it will produce vehicles in the United States. It plans to build as many as 1,000 plug-in electric buses a year at a refurbished recreational-vehicle factory in the Mojave Desert city of Lancaster.
Published on April 29, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The very first spy shots of the upcoming BYD L3 1.2TI, powered by a 1.2 turbo, that will be launched on the Chinese car market in the third quarter of this year. The engine is a high-tech machine with direct injection and an aluminum cylinder block, it will be mated to a six-speed DCT.
Published on April 26, 2013 by W.E. Ning
The new BYD Si Rui sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 103.900 yuan and ends at 150.900 yuan. The BYD Si Rui, formerly known as BYD 6B, debuted in November last year on the Guangzhou Auto Show, it is based on the platform that also underpins the BYD F6.
Published on April 23, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
This is the production version of the BYD Qin hybrid, it was launched on the Shanghai Auto Show in China. The BYD Qin will hit the Chinese car market in June, price will range from 130.000 yuan to 180.000 yuan. The BYD Qin debuted as a concept on the Beijing Auto Show in April last year, and the production version loox almost the same.
Published on April 20, 2013 by Joey Wang
The new BYD S7 SUV debuted today at the Shanghai Auto Show, it will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year. The BYD S7 is a more luxurious and powerful version of the BYD S6. I comes with a different front, different rear, different engine and a more premium interior.
Published on April 16, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The first live-shots of the new BYD S7 SUV that will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this week. The BYD S7 is a more luxurious and powerful version of the BYD S6. I comes with a different front, different rear, different engine and an updated interior.
Published on April 10, 2013 by Joey Wang
BYD has released two official pictures of the new BYD S7 SUV, and confirmed it will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month. The BYD S7 is a dressed up version of the BYD S6, which is a copy of the last generation Lexus RX350 (or a Scion). The BYD S7 has a new front and thus loox slightly less like a copy of the Lexus, which we call an improvement in BYD-land. But!, and strangely, the grille of the S7 loox very similar to the grille of the Beijing Auto Shenbao D320 half-concept that debuted on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November, where the S7 was expected as well but didn’t yet hatch.
Published on March 26, 2013 by Joey Wang
Chinese car and battery maker BYD announced Monday that its 2012 profits tumbled 94.12 percent year-on-year amid a bleak solar market, but forecast robust profits for the first quarter of 2013.
The Shenzhen-based company specializing in electric vehicles, rechargeable batteries and photovoltaic (PV) cells reaped 81.38 million yuan ($13 million) in net profits in 2012, down 94.12 percent year-on-year, according to its annual report filed with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Published on March 9, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Electrifying news for criminals in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province. Police there will soon start a pilot project with the electric BYD e6. The project will be officially announced soon, photos by Chinese netizens show a fleet of at least six e6 vehicles, equipped with infrared cameras on the roof.
Published on March 9, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
A fiery red car, seen in Beijing. An aggressive bumper sticker, showing the owner is very angry with Japan. All about those islands and such, that happen to lie on top of oil, and straight in one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Well, what is this motherland-loving man driving?