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Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

2016 World Car of the Year - Top Three Finalists In Five Categories Revealed in Geneva

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor The Auto Channel GENEVA, Switzerland. March 2, 2016. During a press conference at the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, the top three finalists have been announced in five categories. The winners of the 2016 World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Ca ... Continue reading

The World's Largest Electric Vehicle Maker Also Has a US Presence

The World's Largest Electric Vehicle Maker Also Has a US Presence

Latest numbers show BYD topping Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, VW and even Tesla volumes by a landslide LOS ANGELES -- December 23, 2015: BYD was the first to deliver a truly zero-emissions ecosystem to the world in 2011 (as the only EV manufacturer that also builds low-cost solar panels and environmentally friendly energ ... Continue reading

U.S. & Chinese Leaders Go Electric at 2015 Climate Leaders Summit

U.S. & Chinese Leaders Go Electric at 2015 Climate Leaders Summit

BYD Electric Buses used at U.S-China Climate Leaders Summit LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2015 -- 400 of the most important leaders in the free world gathered in Los Angeles this week to collaborate on strategies to improve global stewardship and battle man-made factors effecting climate change. ... Continue reading

BYD Motors Wins America's Largest Electric Bus Order

BYD Motors Wins America's Largest Electric Bus Order

Electric Bus leader wins 10 of 12 vehicle categories in 800 bus RFP OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept. 4, 2015 -- California's BYD Motors has been awarded what industry commentators are calling a "dominant" win in the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Heavy Duty Bus RFP that closed in August. The contract allows ... Continue reading

China's BYD EV's To Cuba For Projected Tourist Boom

China's BYD EV's To Cuba For Projected Tourist Boom

With Biggest Order in Cuba, BYD Leads Country’s New Tourism Wave Havana - Cuba, as a gate to the Gulf of Mexico, always bustles with tourism. Recent news from this island country is that it plans to purchase a fleet of fuel cars to support its tourism business development, and place an order for its first 719 vehi ... Continue reading

London England's Iconic Double-Decker Buses to go Electric

London England's Iconic Double-Decker Buses to go Electric

London, England selects BYD as builder of next generation double-decker bus LONDON -- July 2, 2015: One of the world's most recognized transportation systems, TFL (Transportation for London), known for their iconic red, double-decker buses, has contracted for the manufacture of a brand new, battery electric replacement ... Continue reading

BYD Unveils World's Largest Battery Electric Vehicle

BYD Unveils World's Largest Battery Electric Vehicle

HOUSTON--BYD Motors kicked off the 2014 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston this week with a new product-unveiling ceremony and over 300 in attendance. The ceremony began with an invitation to attendees to “throw off the shackles of a single-fueled system – an electric platform i ... Continue reading

BYD Company Announces First Factory in Brazil

BYD Company Announces First Factory in Brazil

The city of Campinas (in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil) has been selected as the home to the BYD’s newest factory creating ~450 new local jobs. Executives from Campinas City Hall and BYD Company Ltd. this week announced the opening of the company’s first South American manufacturing facility. The factory is ... Continue reading

Brazilian Transit Operator has started pilot testing a pure-electric transit bus from BYD

Brazilian Transit Operator has started pilot testing a pure-electric transit bus from BYD

-Brazilian Transit Operator Via Agile and Piracicaba’s Transit Authority Semuttran have started pilot testing with a pure-electric transit bus from BYD Company Ltd. The purpose of the evaluation is to find ways to reduce transportation costs and unnecessary emissions in and around the city of Piracicaba. “Pil ... Continue reading

BYD Receives Record Bus & Taxi Order

BYD Receives Record Bus & Taxi Order

BYD Company Ltd. has received a record-setting order for their new energy vehicles. Situated in east China along the Qiantang River lies Hangzhou, a place commonly referred to as one of China’s most beautiful cities. In response to China’s deteriorating air quality and ecological environment, Hangzhou’s ... Continue reading

California Governor Jerry Brown Helps BYD Showcase Its Breakthrough Battery Technology During Unveiling of State’s First Ever Long-Range Electric Bus Factory in Lancaster, California

California Governor Jerry Brown Helps BYD Showcase Its Breakthrough Battery Technology During Unveiling of State’s First Ever Long-Range Electric Bus Factory in Lancaster, California

In a historic event attended by State of California Governor Jerry Brown, BYD unveiled the first California-made, all-electric, long-range, 40-foot rapid transit bus. The ceremony was held today in Lancaster, California, at BYD’s first ever electric bus factory in the United States, which has created more than 60 ... Continue reading

BYD Motors to showcase first ever American made long-range electric bus

BYD Motors to showcase first ever American made long-range electric bus

--BYD Motors Inc.: WHO: Governor of California Jerry Brown Mayor R. Rex Parris – Mayor of Lancaster, California Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Bill Allen – President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation Lanny Da ... Continue reading

Tang, all-wheel-drive SUV part of BYD's Green Mobility meeting new 5-4-2 initiative

Tang, all-wheel-drive SUV part of BYD's Green Mobility meeting new 5-4-2 initiative

The Beijing Auto Show opened this last week to record crowds and by most accounts has met all expectations. BYD Auto Ltd. captured many of the media headlines with a number of new products cementing their place as China’s leading New Energy Vehicle manufacturer. “In the future, all BYD cars will be able to re ... Continue reading

BYD will announce G5, Tang and ’542 Technology’ at Beijing Auto Show

BYD will announce G5, Tang and ’542 Technology’ at Beijing Auto Show

The 13th Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, 2014 is fast approaching. At its press conference at 11am on 20th April on the stand No E301, BYD will unveil a new compact sedan ‘G5′ and the revolutionary plug-in hybrid electric SUV ‘Tang’. In addition, BYD will release the world exclusive â ... Continue reading

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