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BYD tops global electric vehicle sales charts for two consecutive years

THE Shenzhen-based new energy technology company BYD has become the highest selling manufacturer of new energy vehicles in 2016 for two consecutive years. According to figures compiled by EV Sales, a website that tracks the global market for new energy vehicles, BYD’s global sales of 100,183 units represented a 70 percent increase from the previous year. BYD Tang a powerful hybrid electric SUV first unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show in 2014 was the third…

BYD Global Network of Manufacturing, Research & Dev’t, Office & Service Centers

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…

2018 BYD Tang hybrid crossover A CAR FOR THE ASEAN

BYD has revealed a new-generation ‘Tang’ hybrid crossover for 2018, continuing its Chinese dynasty lineup of vehicles. The Tang makes an early appearance prior to its official debut at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show (Auto China) in April. Initially presented as an electric SUV concept, the Chinese automaker has decided to take the hybrid route as the first-generation Tang. The new Tang is one of several original designs from the Chinese automaker by German design director…

Asia Insight: ASEAN Economies Grow Strongly Going into 2018

Driven by robust domestic demand and rising exports, the major Southeast Asian economies are expanding at a faster pace than previously expected, with some ASEAN economies recording their highest annual growth rates in years in the third quarter. Between July and September, Malaysia’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than three years, pushed up by the services and manufacturing sectors. Strong private sector spending boosted Malaysia’s economic growth to 6.2% in the third…