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Samsung to purchase stake in electric car maker BYD - reports

Samsung will reportedly purchase a 4 percent stake in Chinese electric car maker BYD. According to Reuters, Samsung confirmed late last week that it was in talks about purchasing a holding in Chinese automaker BYD...

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BYD E6 electric vehicle now available in Australia, more models coming
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BYD E6 electric vehicle now available in Australia, more models coming

Chinese electric vehicle now available in Australia Hire-car and taxi fleets the focus initially Large-scale charging infrastructure to be rolled out The BYD E6 electric vehicle is now available to buy in Australia, thanks to the expansion of an existing partnership between the Chinese manufacturer and local specialised transport company Carbridge...


BYD E6: Chinese electric vehicle could be coming to Australia
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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...


Daimler, BYD launch Denza EV into Chinese market
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Daimler, BYD launch Denza EV into Chinese market

A collaboration between Daimler and Chinese car maker BYD has yielded its first fruit, the China-only Denza electric vehicle. The Denza, which looks like a mashup between a stretched B-Class hatch and a Tatra T700, is built in a factory in Shenzhen, China, right on the border with Hong Kong...


Denza EV concept emerges from Daimler's Chinese partnership
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Denza EV concept emerges from Daimler's Chinese partnership

The Denza EV concept has made its world premiere at the 2012 Beijing motor show, previewing the first production car developed under the joint venture between German powerhouse Daimler and domestic manufacturer BYD. The Denza EV is the product of around two years of development and more than 200 engineers and experts from the Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology (BDNT) collaboration, which was created in 2010...


China's BYD Automotive triples its year-on-year net profit
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China's BYD Automotive triples its year-on-year net profit

China's BYD (Build Your Dreams) Automotive has reported a net profit increase to 3.79 billion yuan (AUD$608 million) for 2009, more than tripling its 2008 figure of 1.02 billion yuan (AUD$164 million). Domestic sales have skyrocketed for BYD vehicles delivering 450,000 units last year alone. Of those, some 290,000 were BYD's popular F3 (a Corolla-sized sedan)...


NAIAS - China's BYD to enter US market in 2011
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NAIAS - China's BYD to enter US market in 2011

BYD, one of China's top independent automobile manufacturers and a world leader in green technology, said it plans to enter the US market in 2011 with a range of pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. BYD's future lineup will include the F3DM, the world's first mass-produced plug-in hybrid sedan, and the battery-powered e6, a mid-size five-passenger crossover vehicle with a remarkable range of up to 400km on a single charge...


BYD stand 2008 Geneva Motor Show
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BYD stand 2008 Geneva Motor Show

BYD stand 2008 Geneva Motor Show    Meet China's attempt at an electric car, the BYD F3DM. DM means Dual Mode and that means that all BYD DM electric vehicles incorporate pure electric driving system and hybrid electric driving system. The Chinese manufacturer says the cars use multiple energy supplies via both recharging and refuelling...