BYD Company Limited, a leading high-tech multinational company founded in 1995 and listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, now operates in the four core fields of IT, automotive, new energy, and rail transit having expanded from a company that only produces and markets rechargeable batteries. The company employs approximately 220,000 people, and has over 30 industrial parks and production bases worldwide.

Asset Market


Jun. 30, 2011, BYD Company Ltd. (stock code: 002594) is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.


September 27, 2008, MidAmerican Energy Holdings, a unit of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., took an approximately 10% stake in BYD by purchasing 225,000,000 new shares issued at HK$8.00 (US$1.03) per share - an investment of approximately HK$1.8 billion or US$230 million. This transaction will play a strategic role as BYD expands its operations in North America, Europe and around the globe.


December 20, 2007, BYD Electronic Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 0285) went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.


July 31, 2002, BYD Company Ltd. (SEHK: 1211) was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, setting the record of the highest issuing price among the 54 H shares.

Industrial Strength

IT Business

BYD focuses on mobile phones, PC parts and assemblies in the business field of IT. It provides OEM and ODM services related to batteries, parts and whole devices for leading technology companies including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Bosch, Asus, Vivo etc.

Auto Business

In 2003, BYD entered the automotive business by purchasing the Tsinchuan Automobile Company Limited (now BYD Auto Company Limited) and started to develop national own brand automobiles.

Its automotive products include auto moulds and parts, high-end, medium-end and low-end fuel vehicles, dual mode electric cars and pure electric cars. Among these are traditional high quality fuel vehicles like the F3, F3R, F6, F0, S8, G3, M6, L3, G3R, S6, Song, Yuan and so on.

BYD follows the “Unique, Superior, Proactive and Leading” approach in the NEV field. In 2015, BYD initiated its “7+4 Full Market EV Strategy”, a strategy that aims to replace all fossil fuel consumption in the road transport field with electricity. From the initial new energy consumer vehicles, buses, taxis and forklifts, to the NEVs for such fields as road passenger transportation, coach, logistics vehicle, construction vehicle and sanitation vehicle, BYD keeps moving forward steadily. In 2017, BYD NEVs will further penetrate into the specialized fields of airports, ports, warehouse and mining, significantly enlarging its NEV footprint.

New Energy Business

Solar Panel

With an annual production capacity about 1.5GW, BYD PV supplies products with a service life of up to 50 years and power degradation down to 0.3 to more than 30 countries and regions in five continents except Antarctica.

Energy Storage Station

BYD as the world leading energy storage solution provider is now supplying about 331MW/335MWh energy storage products to customers in the US, Germany, France, Japan, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Australia, South Africa, including State Grid Corporation of China, China Southern Power Grid Corporation, US-based RES, US-based Chevron, China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company, German-based Fenecon, and Japan-based A-Style.

Rail Transit

To address traffic congestion, BYD set up a R&D team consisting of more than 1,000 engineers and invested more than RMB 5 billion to create a monorail system – the BYD SkyRail in five years. In October 2016, the global debut of SkyRail was held in Shenzhen at BYD’s headquarters. This marks the company’s entry into the rail transit market with multi-trillion RMB potential value.

As a strategic solution introduced by BYD to counter traffic congestion in cities around the world, SkyRail is designed to provide a new concept and strategic solution for a multi-layered transport solutions to alleviate traffic congestion in cities.

Independent Innovation

BYD's R&D organisation consists of the Central Research Institute, Auto Engineering Research Institute, and Electric Power Research Institute. These operations are staffed by experienced professionals who undertake hardware design, software development, testing, and other related functions. BYD has also established a rigorous quality standard in design and development, which represents the company's dedication to excellence. BYD's R&D strength is the foundation of the company's success and future growth.

Human Resources

BYD maintains a people-oriented policy in human resources, focused on empowering and developing employees. It also seeks to establish a fair, equal, and open work environment which distributes success to its employees. BYD is committed to the values of equality, openness, passion, and innovation, and continuously runs development programs that are technology-based and innovation-oriented. BYD has a high employee retention rate because it offers wide opportunities in career advancement, an excellent working environment, and enjoys strong loyalty for the company from employees.