BYD Auto Co.

New generation of cheaper batteries adds power to hybrids, cut fuel use

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 25, 2015

A new generation of hybrid cars that combine electric and gas power in new ways are emerging as a low-cost alternative for automakers and consumers as batteries get cheaper and more efficient. The new microhybrid systems are coming on line just as automakers face a U.S. goal of 54.5 miles per gallon on average by 2025....
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China's BYD takes aim at Tesla in battery factory race

8:04 pm U.S. ET | March 13, 2015

Chinese automaker BYD aims to triple its production of batteries as it takes on Tesla Motors in the race to supply electric vehicles and boost energy storage....
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HANS GREIMEL

BLOG: BYD heralds its vehicle sales in Japan

1:04 pm U.S. ET | March 4, 2015

Can the Chinese succeed where the Koreans and Americans largely have failed: penetrating Japan's auto market?...
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China extends green vehicle subsidies until 2020

3:40 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2014

China will extend subsidies for new energy "green" vehicles to 2020, according to draft rules published on Tuesday, extending the current incentive plan, which expires at the end of 2015....
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China’s BYD hailed in California as Toyota exits to Texas

6:41 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2014

BYD, the Chinese automaker partly owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, rolled out the first two electric buses from its California factory as it pushes into the U.S. and Canadian markets....
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