BYD Targets Low- & Middle-Income Drivers, Goes All In On LFP Battery Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 02:05:21 +0000

BYD has introduced two new electric car models for the Chinese market and announced it will use only LFP batteries from now on.

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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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China × Cleantech — February 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:57:18 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — February 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 8.4% Of Chinese Vehicle Sales In January Were Plugin Vehicle Sales On the 25th of February, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market for January 2020. He started […]

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Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 02:46:28 +0000

Plugin vehicles had another great month in China last month, with 104,000 registrations, a six-fold jump compared to the same month last year. Though, recall that February 2020 was heavily disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Still, if we were to compare with February 2019, last month also showed a major jump in sales. Two years […]

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BYD Tang’s Norway Specs, Electric Trash Trucks, & Electric Bus Orders

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 04:37:40 +0000

One of the most consistent and considerable electric vehicle producers this past decade has been BYD. In fact, it was probably #1, especially if you roll in all of the electric buses and electric trucks it has sold. In the past couple of weeks, though, BYD (which stands for “Build Your Dreams”) has put out […]

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BYD Lands First Electric Fleet Order In Romania

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 04:25:42 +0000

Build Your Dreams (BYD) reached another landmark just last month in its ongoing expansion in Europe. In January, BYD confirmed its first fleet order of nine pure-electric BYD 12-meter buses in Romania. The Municipality of Buzău placed the order, and Transbus Buzău will operate the new electric buses in the southeast of the country. The […]

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Demand for Brazil’s Solar PV Module Almost Reached 4 GW in 2020

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2021 22:14:21 +0000

A recent report from Greener, a Brazilian consultancy, showed that Brazil imported 4.76 gigawatts (GW) of solar PV module capacity last year. Domestic photovoltaic (PV) module producers had a minor 3.8% market share, with approximately 190 megawatts (MW) of the year’s shipped modules. Greener also noted that prices for distributed generation PV systems rose by […]

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Global Plugin Vehicle Sales Up 43% In 2020, European Sales Up 137%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:39:18 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles (fully electric vehicles as well as plugin hybrids) had a sales increase of 43% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to new data from EV Volumes. That meant a rise from 2.5% market share in 2019 to 4.2% share of the global light-duty vehicle market in 2020. In the first half of […]

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Global Electric Vehicle Top 20 — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 05:42:00 +0000

After a rough start of the year, the second half of 2020 became a record-fest, with 3 record months in the last 4 months of the year, December being one of them thanks to over half a million registrations.

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BYD Will Sell 1,002 More Electric Buses To Bogotá, Colombia

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:29:03 +0000

We recently reported that a stunning 470 BYD electric buses were headed to Bogotá, Colombia. That was apparently the warmup act. BYD has now been selected to provide the city with 1,002 more electric buses. This comes from winning an open tender the city put out

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