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China issues list of subsidy-approved EVs

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China has published a list of EV models which are approved to receive state subsidies, including those using batteries made by South Korean firms batteries China has released a new list of recommended clean energy vehicles. This would allow 185 car models to get government subsidies. Cheating in the government …

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BYD becomes third-largest EV manufacturer in the world

California Governor Jerry Brown at BYD's Lancaster factory. Source: BYD

Chinese company closes in on Tesla and sets sights on US market Chinese automaker BYD has overtaken Mitsubishi to become the third-largest EV manufacturer in the world. With 161,000 total sales including hybrids, it now trails only the Renault-Nissan Alliance (369,000 sales) and Tesla Motors (164,000 sales). In fact, it …

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Samsung takes 2% stake in China’s BYD

Source: Samsung Electronics

South Korean electronics maker Samsung looks to expand presence in lucrative automotive semiconductor market Korea’s Samsung Electronics, one of the world’s largest makers of consumer electronics, has paid almost US$450 million for a stake in Chinese electric-car manufacturer BYD. BYD – which is part owned by Warren Buffett’s investment group …

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300 BYD 8-Meter Electric Buses Start Operating in Shanwei City, Guangdong Province

Read the full press release below: The Chinese city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province is gradually adding 300 units of the BYD K7 – the 8m pure electric bus to its public transportation fleet. The Shanwei City Administration held a ceremony to celebrate the initiative and welcome the green buses. Shanwei has …

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BYD Increases Profit Projections on Accelerating EV Sales (Alt Energy Stocks)

BYD’s EV sales are likely to see strong growth based on government-supported buying in China this year, but could slow sharply in 2017 if China’s economic slowdown accelerates. The surging sales prompted BYD to recently upgrade its initial projections for its 2015 profit, saying it now expects the figure to …

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BYD Appoints Eva Lerner-Lam to Lead Eastern U.S. Operations

Read the full press release below: LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To broaden its presence in the U.S. markets for electric vehicles, BYD Motors, Inc. (www.byd.com) has named transportation expert Eva Lerner-Lam as director of eastern U.S. business. Lerner-Lam, who has spent her 40-year career developing transportation technologies in both the public and …

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