BYD has launched an open-source platform it calls ‘D++’ and a ‘developer version’ of its Qin Pro, claimed to be the world’s first autonomous car open to third-party developers. It announced these at its worldwide developer conference in Shenzhen, China, attended by representatives from companies including Baidu, Horizon and Roadstar.ai. Wang Chuanfu, BYD president and Read More..
(Bloomberg) –Chinese carmaker BYD is in discussions with several countries about exporting its monorail system, as its billionaire founder Wang Chuanfu seeks a new avenue of growth amid rising competition to sell electric vehicles in the worldâ€™s biggest auto market. Wang, who started BYD as a manufacturer of handset batteries, took to the stage to Read More..
BYD will use Nuance speech technology to operate a range of functions in its new models. The Chinese car and battery systems maker will use the software to operate functions such as radio, TV and DVD player as well as the navigation system in its new Si-Rui models. BYD, which showed the new models and Read More..
China’s BYD and Bulgaria’s Bulmineral have established a joint venture to build electric buses in Europe. The move will help BYD accelerate its plans to establish itself as a global EV brand. It is the second major automotive investment by a Chinese company in Bulgaria. In February,Â a joint venture plant owned by carmaker Great Wall Read More..
Daimler and Chinese car and battery maker BYD said they plan to show a concept version of their planned electric vehicle at next year’s Beijing auto show. The German premium car maker said the joint venture between the two companies, Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. Ltd. (BDNT), plans to have its own presence at Read More..