BYD

BYD

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The Official Sponsor of Mother Nature™, BYD was founded in 1995 as a battery manufacturer and advanced consumer electronics company. Applying its battery expertise to the challenge of transportation, the firm has expanded into the largest manufacturer of not only rechargeable batteries but also electric vehicles. BYD's unique expertise is revolutionizing every aspect of clean transportation, with a product line of 100% electric buses, trucks, forklifts, passenger vehicles, and monorail systems. BYD's clean energy division produces energy storage systems, solar panels, and LED lights. The firm is also the first electric bus manufacturer in the U.S. with a unionized workforce in Lancaster, California. For more information, please visit www.BYD.com External Link
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2019
4 Dec

AutoX

AutoX is an autonomous driving start-up company that develops full-stack self-driving solutions for goods delivery and robotaxis.
25 Nov

BYD to Deliver Latin America's Largest Electric Bus Fleet

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. This fleet will begin operations in September 2020, giving Bogotá the largest electric bus fleet on the continent and one of the largest in the world.
13 Nov

The German Bus Industry is Dying

Daimler was once number one in buses worldwide. Now it is the Chinese with Yutong number one worldwide almost entirely due to dominating in the huge Chinese market which did not exist in Daimler's glory days.
8 Nov

BYD and Toyota to Establish Joint R&D Company for BEVs

BYD Company Ltd and Toyota Motor Corporation have signed an agreement to establish a joint company for research and development for battery electric vehicles. 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.
24 Oct

Will Fuel Cells Succeed in Buses?

At the world's largest bus event, Busworld in Belgium in October 21-23 2019, Herald Ruijters of DG Move in the European Commission was very enthusiastic about fuel cell buses.
18 Oct

Rivian Overblown?

Those desperate to invest in "The next Tesla" continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla.
26 Sep

Rivian

Rivian is an American automaker and automotive technology company with over 1000 staff. Founded in 2009, the company develops vehicles, products and services related to sustainable transportation.
15 Aug

In-Wheel Motors for Electric Vehicles Evolving Fast

Electric motor drive is key to all electric vehicles and it is taking new forms. See IDTechEx report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2019-2029".
24 Jul

BYD, Toyota to jointly develop battery electric vehicles

BYD Toyota have signed an agreement for the joint development of battery electric vehicles. The two parties will jointly develop sedans and low-floor SUVs as well as the onboard batteries for these vehicles and others with the aim to launch them in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s.
22 Jul

Toyota

Dr Peter Harrop explores Toyota's progress with pure electric vehicles in 2019.
19 Jul

Electric bus demand surging outside China

In electric vehicles, China is not what it used to be. Electric bike demand collapsed five years ago, and electric bus demand followed two years ago. With electric buses, the reason was entirely a precipitous drop in government financial support of demand and production, the peak being accentuated by pulling forward to grab subsidies while there were available. In 2020 they will be zero but despite this, in 2027 China plans that full electrification of its bus fleet will be complete.
15 Jul

Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road

Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
11 Jul

Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen AG)

We examine the past, present and future position of VW Group in the EV business using various sources including pronouncements by those at the top of the company in mid 2019 and test some of its assumptions.
11 Jul

BYD

Update BYD 2019 Sales Figures
4 Jul

Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
27 Jun

Lightyear One vs Tesla Model 3

New solar car assessed: needs, uniques, competition.
21 Jun

Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear and Dr Xiaoxi He
19 Jun

Plug-in Hybrids Questioned

IDTechEx now believes that there may be no hybrid cars sold after 2030 other than 48V MHEV continuing for a few years due to their exceptionally low cost. Read on to find out more.
19 Jun

Drayage Trucks: Three Zero Emission Options Compete - Supercapacitor,

Trucks greatly outnumber buses in the world but because buses cause so many foul air deaths in cities they are the first to be electrified, over 400,000 now being pure electric. Read on to find out more.
13 Jun

BYD Auto discuss EVs, energy storage systems, solar farms and more

BYD Auto is an innovative independent national auto brand and develops electric vehicles with unique technologies. In the field of new energy, BYD has developed green products such as solar farms, battery energy storage stations, electric vehicles, and LEDs.
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