BYD Philippines will again join the country's annual Electric Vehicle Summit happening next month with a global feather in their cap. With over 100,000 units sold in 2016, BYD is again the top-selling brand of alternative energy vehicles in the world, now having held the top spot for two years running. Total units sold represent … Continue reading BYD is top-selling electric and hybrid vehicle brand for a second year
Solar Transport & Automotive Resources (STAR) Corporation, the firm that stands as BYD Philippines and distributes BYD vehicles in this market, garnered the “Best Marketing Promotion” award from BYD Auto of Shenzen, China, besting all other distributors of the marque in the Asia-Pacific Region. The award was in recognition of STAR Corp.’s efforts in creating … Continue reading BYD Philippines recognized best in marketing promotion by BYD global
The imperative to lower emissions on California’s inter-city freight routes is being addressed by the Siemens and South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) project to complete a grid of overhead electric tracks on Interstate 710. With overhanging electric runners (much like those used for electric commuter trains) running along the route between the ports … Continue reading BYD figures in big plans to shrink California’s carbon footprint
Almost a year to the day since we reviewed their L3 compact sedan, particularly its oft-misunderstood dual-clutch transmission (DCT), BYD Philippines partners up with a major car-rental player and makes the model available for short-term use, chauffeur-driven or otherwise. Read our story on why BYD's DCT is a next-gen gearbox and you might want to … Continue reading Best-priced DCT sedan can now be had as a rental
On the 300hp BYD Qin, using both engine and electromotor in hybrid mode to accelerate spectacularly in quiet Eco or throaty Sport setting, the Dual Mode II plug-in powerplant also charges the battery when you cruise, keeping you off city power grids.
We drive the BYD Qin with its remote control fob and record what happens inside the powerful, next-generation hybrid.