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News & Cases

BYD opens Hungary electric bus factory, targeting 400 a year capacity

In what BYD called “a hugely significant day for all of us in BYD, for Komarom and for the Hungarian automotive sector”, the company today opened its first owned bus plant in Europe in the northern Hungarian town of Komarom.

China's BYD Group to invest €10 million in electric bus assembly site in Hauts-de-France

Beauvais, March 23, 2017 – At a press conference in Beauvais on Thursday, March 23, Isbrand Ho, Managing Director of BYD Europe, accompanied by Xavier Bertrand, President of the Hauts-de-France Region;

BYD wins Connexxion ebus order in the Netherlands

Officials from Connexxion Public Transport, the Dutch subsidiary of Transdev, and BYD Europe today attended a signing ceremony in Hilversum, the Netherlands, of a contract for the supply by BYD of eight pure electric ebuses.

Nottingham launches BYD electric bus fleet

Nottingham City Council (NCC) in the UK today inaugurated its fleet of 13 BYD advanced pure electric 12m ebuses, along with associated charging equipment.

ADL and BYD win electric bus tender on Merseyside

The partnership of Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD, which is well advanced on the delivery of 51 12m single deckers to Go-Ahead London, has won its first order outside the capital.

BYD commits €20m to bus assembly plant in Hungary

BYD, the fast growing supplier of pure electric buses to cities across Europe, today confirmed its commitment to the market with the announcement of a €20 million investment in a bus assembly plant in the northern Hungarian city of Komárom.

BYD secures ebus trial with Paris operator RATP

BYD, the world’s largest producer of pure electric buses – 10,000 have been produced so far – has made an important step in its plan to introduce its zero emission products in France.

BYD bus on Show in Paris: First 16 vehicles sold and RATP trial

BYD, by far the world's largest maker of pure electric buses, is demonstrating its commitment to the important French bus and coach market at the Transport Publics event this week in Paris.

BYD Further Extends Its Footprint in South America

The threats posed by climate change have prompted stakeholders in both public and private sectors to take action towards sustainable development. Aware of the more direct and immediate impact they can have on people’s lives

President of Uruguay Attends Launch of Yet Another BYD Pure Electric Urban Mobility Solution

Firm on its intent to boost sustainable development in South America and slash its carbon footprint, Uruguay takes a step further in its electrified public transportation platform in the capital, Montevideo. Following the launch of a pure electric taxi fleet

BYD Showcases Its EV Technology at Southeast Asian Prime Ministers Summit

(March 24, Sanya, China) The leaders of six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River – namely China, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia – gathered to discuss cooperation on economic

First pure electric double deck buses on streets of London

A short ceremony this afternoon welcomed the arrival on London streets of a global first – a completely emissions free pure electric double decker especially designed and developed for Transport for London (TfL) by BYD.

Paris preview for world's first pure electric coach-from BYD

Public transport operators and authorities in Paris today became the first people in Europe to see the world’s first pure electric coach. Developed by BYD, the coach could transform another city vehicle market which impacts on air quality.

BYD supplies DHL with electric distribution fleet

BYD has supplied global logistics specialist DHL with a pioneering fleet of pure electric distribution vehicles

BYD plays key role at historic COP21 in Paris

Paris, France: A substantive landmark declaration which will limit global warming to less than 2 degrees C and improve air quality has brought to an end two weeks of United Nations climate negotiations in Paris, at COP21.

Europe's largest pure electric bus fleet in full operation at Schiphol

BYD, the world's largest maker of pure electric, emissions free buses is 'honoured' to have helped Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to achieve its sustainability goals by providing Europe's largest fleet of electric buses for its airside operations. This is also the first such fleet at an international airport worldwide.

Chinese President views BYD world leading electric double decker

Chinese President Xi Jinping took time out from his historic State Visit to London today to view BYD’s pure electric double decker bus, making its world premiere appearance.

Busworld 2015 - a milestone show for BYD with three premieres

As by far the world's largest maker of pure electric buses, BYD is underlining the strength of its offering by unveiling not one but three all new buses at Busworld 2015

BYD Joins Chinese First Lady and World Leaders to Reiterate Commitment to UN's Every Woman Ever

NEW YORK – Sep 28th, 2015 -- BYD’s Chairman Chuanfu Wang shared the stage with Chinese First Lady and other four countries’ authorities at the United Nation’s “Every Women Every Child” (EVEC) summit held on September 26th at UN Headquarters in New York. The “Every Women Every Child” conference goal was to establish a global strategy to address rising needs for Women, Children and Adolescent’s health care concerns worldwide. Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan was invited to deliver a keynote speech. Many important authorities attended the conference to witness the commitment from BYD, including the President of the Republic of Malawi, H.E. Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika; the President of Kenya, H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta; the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn; the Prime Minister of Norway, H.E. Ms. Erna Solberg, and minister-level leaders from Canada, United Kingdom and other countrie

BYD Showcases Its EV strength at Beijing's World War II Military Parade

China’s attention – and much of the world’s – was turned to the huge military parade in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on September 03, 2015. The parade opened with the city’s fleet of newly acquired BYD T8SA electric road sweepers – built by BYD and Beijing Environmental Sanitation Engineering Group Ltd., the body responsible for the city’s sanitation. This is the first time a military parade has been held to commemorate the event, in a move to showcase not only China’s military might, but also the importance the country places in sustainability and the advancement of its domestic green technologies and manufacturing.