BYD, which stands for Build Your Dreams, is a leading-edge provider of green energy technologies that are utilized in the IT, automotive and new energy industries. BYD automobiles are gaining recognition all over the globe for their build quality and world-class technologies. Aside from traditional fuel vehicles, BYD manufactures new energy vehicles, electronic intelligence technology and power train technology including Remote Control Driving technology, Dual Mode II system and the Bi-directional Inverter Charging and Discharging technology.
BYD currently has a strong presence in Asia as well as the North, Central and South American markets through its electric buses, taxis and line-up of automobiles.
BYD’s automotive business also made the news when world-renowned entrepreneur Warren Buffet invested in the company in 2011 who acquired 225 million shares equivalent to a 9.9 percent stake.
STAR Corp. is part of the business ventures of the Solar Group of Companies and it envisions itself to be the leading mobility solutions provider, built on excellence in technological innovations, committed to environmental sustainability and delivering the best brand ownership experience by a team of passionate individuals.
The company is headed by Managing Director Mark Andrew Tieng, who has an eye for making any business work given his expertise and experience in all business operations.
Currently, STAR Corp. has three fully-equipped and operational dealerships with sales, service center, showroom capabilities as well as genuine parts and accessories. One is located in Metro Manila (Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City), one in Batangas City, Batangas and another one in Cebu.
Its current roster of BYD vehicles for the local market are euro-4 compliant, fuel efficient, world-class vehicles such as the S6 and S7 compact SUVs; the Qin Hybrid Sport Sedan; the L3 Sedan; the F0 Mini-Sedan; the F5 Suri Remote Control; e6 Crossover Pure Electric; and the F3 Sedan, a vehicle offering specific for taxi fleet operations.
Recently, it revolutionized the Philippine automotive industry with its introduction of the BYD Qin, is the first and only plug-in hybrid sports saloon and clearly one of the more advanced vehicles available for the local market.
To be the leading mobility solutions provider, built on excellence in technological innovations, committed to environmental sustainability and delivering the best brand ownership experience by a team of passionate individuals.
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Established in 1995 as an enterprise specializing in information and new energy technologies, BYD expanded into automotives in 2003 and became the fastest growing domestic car manufacturer in China, in addition to being the largest supplier of rechargeable batteries, and the second largest for mobile phone shells, in the entire world.
BYD Auto is now the most innovative independent national auto brand in China, leading the field with unique technologies, particularly for electrics.
In the field of new energy, in addition to innovative electric vehicles, BYD has developed green products such as solar farms, battery energy storage and charging stations, and efficiently powerful LED lighting systems.
BYD has grown from a small company with 20 employees in 1995 to a major corporation with 200,000 people working at 11 industrial parks across China, including production facilities in Guangdong, Beijing, Shanxi, Shanghai and Changsa and in offices in the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. (www.byd.com.ph)