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The new guard: Tesla's biggest startup rivals and their wealthy, eccentric founders
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2nd Aug 2020
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The new guard: Tesla's biggest startup rivals and their wealthy, eccentric founders

In an automotive industry dominated by legacy brands and familiar faces, it’s hard not to be captivated by the meteoric rise of Tesla and the oddball antics of its billionaire founder, Elon Musk. The electric car maker grabs headlines for everything from its highly secretive sales figures, to its skyrocketing stock prices, to Musk’s unfiltered Twitter declarations. RELATED: 10 electric utes on the horizon
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Susannah Guthrie
Toyota and BYD create joint EV company
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8th Nov 2019
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Toyota and BYD create joint EV company

Toyota and BYD have formed a joint company tasked with developing battery electric vehicles (BEVs) from the platform-up. It will be based in China and be established in 2020. The joint-venture will be funded on a 50:50 basis by the two, and run by existing staff, mostly engineers, from both parent companies.
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Mike Costello
BYD E6: Chinese electric vehicle could be coming to Australia
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16th Feb 2016
1 min read

BYD E6: Chinese electric vehicle could be coming to Australia

The Chinese BYD E6 all-electric vehicle could be on its way to Australia in the near future, if a recent registration with a government regulatory website is a preview of things to come. The registration details suggest that Chinese car maker BYD Automotive could be within a year of launching a vehicle in Australia - potentially through Sydney-based distributor Ateco, which also distributes Chinese brands Great Wall, Chery and LDV.
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