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Chinese electric car to be on sale here

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Chinese vehicle manufacturer BYD is poised to start selling electric cars here as it appoints a new distributor.

Distributor S Dreams yesterday launched a fleet of seven battery-powered E6 five-door cars, which will be used in a limousine service with Uber. 460 more words

Current Affairs

Nissan, Hyundai Named in China's Green Car Subsidies Scandal

China has accused more than 20 additional car makers, including Nissan and Hyundai, of breaking rules on green car subsidies, according to a state media report, widening a scandal over a $4.5 billion annual payout program. 202 more words


Mercedes Brand EVs Coming to China

Germany’s Daimler AG plans to sell Mercedes-Benz branded all-electric battery cars in China, its China chief said on Wednesday, as the automaker capitalizes on government initiatives aimed at growing the market for new-energy vehicles (NEVs). 147 more words

Car Companies

BYD Partners Canadians for “Smarter, Safer Transit Buses” Development

The Canadian province of Alberta is partnering with the world’s leading all-electric bus firm, BYD, for the development of “smarter, safer transit buses,” according to an email sent to… 151 more words

Urban Mobility

Uber Lease Electric Vehicles to Drivers in the UK

Today, Uber is launching a new electric car service in the UK, in partnership with Nissan and China’s BYD, where it will offer leasing (not purchasing) options for fully-electric cars (BYD E6s and Nissan Leafs) to its drivers, as well as include those vehicles in the mix of cars that it offers to passengers for journeys. 193 more words

Urban Mobility

Uber turns on electric vehicles in the UK, starting with 50 cars in London

The race for who will take the lead in the next generation of automotive technology is on, and today Uber is kicking off a program that it hopes will help put it in pole position. 1,075 more words


BYD All-Electric Sanitation Truck with 400km Range 8 Hrs Operations

The world’s first all-electric line of sanitation trucks was recently launched in Beijing by BYD Company and the Beijing Environmental Sanitation Engineering Group, according to an email sent to  324 more words

Car Companies