One of five new test electric buses from BYD Inc. Photos by Luis Inzunza / Metro
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Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers.The test program, which kicked off a few weeks ago in Chicago and could eventually expand to other cities, is the Silicon Valley startup’s first attempt to focus on an electric vehicle, said Uber spokeswoman Lauren Altmin.”We’ve seen interest in the program already from current and potential Chicago partners (drivers),” Altmin said.
Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers. 468 more words
PR Newswire reports that Kyotokyukou Bus Incorporated has purchased 5 Long-Range Battery Electric Buses from Chinese automaker BYD, to be operated in Kyoto. This development reflects the changing investment relationship between Japan and China, with still-growing but increasingly diversified Japanese investment in China, and the entry of Chinese companies into sophisticated industries hitherto dominated by their counterparts in developed economies. 259 more words