BYD expands new-energy vehicle manufacturing
First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
In China, Yunnan Investment Holdings Group and BYD have announced their intention to open new-energy vehicle manufacturing plants in Yunnan Province, expanding BYD’s EV and new-energy businesses into southwest China and neighboring Asian countries.
The BYD-Yunnan cooperation will be developed in three stages, with BYD initially supplying Yunnan Investment Holdings with BYD e6 electric taxis to be used in the main cities of Yunnan. They will then expand into electrified urban public transportation with BYD’s GreenCity electric buses, for public transport, tourism shuttles, government and municipal facilities transport, and finally BYD will work with Yunnan Investment Holding Group to set up a new-energy vehicle manufacturing base to serve all of southwest China and neighbouring countries.