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Denza EV Unveiled at Beijing Show

Denza EV Unveiled at Beijing Show

Boasting a range of 186-miles-per-charge, the Daimler-BYD Denza EV made its debut at Auto China (Beijing Auto Show) today. BYD is known for its battery engineering expertise, while Daimler is…

China’s New EV Surprises Market Analysts

China’s New EV Surprises Market Analysts

Official sources in China are reporting that BYD Auto Company’s Qin is the top-selling plug-in car in the nation. Qin (pronounced like the English word “chin”) is a dual-mode EV…

Chinese EV Coming to U.S.

Chinese EV Coming to U.S.

Chinese carmaker BYD will sell its e6 electric car to U.S. fleet buyers, but not to individual consumers, the company has announced. The Chinese city of Shenzhen has agreed to…

China’s Big Decision on Electric Cars

China’s Big Decision on Electric Cars

The China Daily newspaper has revealed that the nation’s State Council will provide generous financial incentives for consumers who purchase electric and hybrid cars. The official government goal is to…

China’s Electric Cars Usually Have 3 Wheels

China’s Electric Cars Usually Have 3 Wheels

The predominant trend in China these days is toward three-wheeled electric cars, which the government officially licenses as motorcycles or bikes. With a top speed of just 20 mph, the…

First Plug-In Hybrid Reborn

First Plug-In Hybrid Reborn

BYD is a Chinese company whose name is an acronym for the phrase “build your dreams.”  Originally a rechargeable battery manufacturer, it has grown in its 17 years to now…

Hertz to Offer EV Rental in China

Hertz to Offer EV Rental in China

Hertz Corporation has announced that it will soon be renting Chinese automaker BYD’s electric E6 from its Shenzhen city location. After that, the rental company will likely bring the E6…

New Math: China+Daimler=Denza

New Math: China+Daimler=Denza

The parent company of Mercedes-Benz, Daimler AG, has finalized a deal with Chinese automaker BYD to produce electric cars for China’s market. The product of the joint venture will be…

EV Sales Take Hold in China

EV Sales Take Hold in China

After more than a decade of trying, the communist Chinese government has finally begun to see some results from its promotion of alternative fuel cars. A coalition of dealerships, consumer…

China’s E6 EV Arrives

China’s E6 EV Arrives

  Chinese automaker BYD has just begun selling its electric E6 car in selected urban markets this week, with the national government offering up to $20,000 in subsidies for the…