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    BYD launches open-source platform, ‘developer version’ of AV model


    Image: BYD 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, ...

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    For China's BYD, monorails are next big growth area


    Roughly half of BYD's revenue comes from its automobile business (Photo: BYD) (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 world’s ...

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    BYD to adopt Nuance speech technology software


    BYD unveiled the Si Rui at the Shanghai auto show (Photo: BYD) 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 ...

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    China's BYD in joint venture to build electric buses in Europe


    BYD's electric buses are drive in Shenzhen (Photo: BYD) 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 ...

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    Daimler, BYD to show concept EV at 2012 Beijing auto show


    In March, 2010, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche (left) and BYD Chairman Wang Chuan-fu signed their partnership for electric vehicles in China (Photo: Daimler) 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. ...