Report: Chinese Automaker BYD to Bring All-Electric e6 to U.S. Next Year

Report: Chinese Automaker BYD to Bring All-Electric e6 to U.S. Next Year
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Chinese manufacturer BYD is getting ready to introduce its electric car to the U.S. in 2010. According to the Wall Street Journal, BYD’s chairman Wang Chuanfu said the lithium-ion battery powered e6 will be ready ahead of schedule with a limited run of a few hundred vehicles. With an estimated price tag of $40,000, BYD… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen and Chinese Automaker BYD to Explore Electric Vehicle Partnership

Volkswagen and Chinese Automaker BYD to Explore Electric Vehicle Partnership
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Volkswagen and Chinese automaker BYD (Build Your Dreams) have signed a “memorandum of understanding” announcing that the two car manufacturers will seek ways to work together to bring electric vehicles and hybrids to market. Volkswagen recently announced its TwinDrive diesel-electric hybrid system and we recently reported on a rumor that the German automaker will bring… Continue Reading...