BYD | RIDE Type C, The Creator™, Welcomed Into California HVIP Voucher Program by CARB

Officials with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced this week that the Creator™, a Type C battery-electric school bus manufactured by BYD | RIDE, will be eligible for inclusion in the state’s voucher program for zero-emission trucks, buses and charging... - January 10, 2024

BYD | RIDE Supports Women in Transportation with $5,000 Build Your Dreams Scholarship

Julia Garcia, a dedicated graduate candidate for the Master of Infrastructure Planning and Management and the Master of Sustainable Transportation, has been selected as the esteemed recipient of the $5,000 WTS-LA BYD | RIDE Build Your Dreams scholarship. This award was announced during the Annual... - January 02, 2024

BYD Mourns the Loss of Legendary Investor Charlie Munger; Expresses Deep Gratitude for His Vision and Support

The team at BYD North America Tuesday mourned the passing of longtime friend Charlie Munger, a legendary investor and one of our earliest and most significant supporters. Mr. Munger was 99. His memory will be an enduring legacy in the world of investment and innovation. “Charlie Munger was... - December 01, 2023

Diverse Customers Announce Plans to Purchase BYD Battery Electric Buses in Canada

BYD has, for over a decade, been at the pinnacle of electric bus innovation and is committed to inspiring zero emission eMobility on a global scale. - November 16, 2023

BYD | RIDE Battery-Electric School Buses Awarded the California DGS Contract

BYD | RIDE Type A and Type D school buses have been added to the California Department of General Services (DGS) statewide electric school bus contract. - November 09, 2023

Steamship Authority Electrifies Fleet with BYD | RIDE Zero-Emission Buses

The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority received its first three battery-electric buses from BYD | RIDE, a delivery that represents an important step in Steamship Authority’s journey toward sustainable zero-emission transportation. The milestone was... - September 30, 2023

BYD Motors, Cox Automotive Announce Groundbreaking Service Partnership in U.S. Market

BYD Motors and Cox Automotive announced today the two companies have entered into a service agreement that covers BYD customers and their growing fleets of class 6 and class 8 trucks within the United States with 24/7 roadside support and a nationwide network of EV-trained service... - September 30, 2023

Capital Area Transit System (CATS) Expands Its Green Fleet with Six New BYD | RIDE Buses

CATS, the Capital Area Transit System in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, welcomed six innovative BYD | RIDE zero-emission buses to its fleet. With the latest delivery, CATS will soon be operating a total of 15 battery electric BYD | RIDE buses, strengthening its commitment to environmentally friendly... - September 19, 2023

Burlington, North Carolina Becomes Battery-Electric with Delivery of Two BYD | RIDE Buses

BYD | RIDE delivered two K7M 30’ battery-electric buses to the City of Burlington in North Carolina to serve the passengers of its Link Transit Fleet. The zero-emission BYD | RIDE buses will be utilized in Burlington’s public transit system, Link, which has five routes covering... - August 29, 2023

BYD | RIDE Showcases Battery-Electric Link Transit Bus at WSTA

BYD | RIDE showed off its world-renowned battery-electric transit solution this week at the 47th Annual Washington State Transit Association (WSTA) Public Transportation Conference, Vendor Expo and State “Roadeo.” On display was a K8M, one of 11 BYD buses recently added to the Link... - August 19, 2023

BYD School Bus Wins Prestigious Green Bus Award

The organizers of the STN EXPO announced Thursday that the BYD | RIDE Type A school bus “The Achiever” earned honors as the “Best Green Bus Technology” of 2023. The vehicle, one of a line of buses that includes the Type D – “Dreamer” and soon-to-be... - August 03, 2023

Electric School Buses Could Get Millions in Funding Through California Set-Aside

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved a $130 million set-aside to help public school districts. - June 16, 2023

EPA Clean School Bus Funding Grant Application Assistance Now Available from BYD

BYD (Build Your Dreams) will help school districts across the U.S. switch to battery-electric zero-emission buses by providing application assistance through the 2023 EPA Clean School Bus Grant Program, which has $400 million in this round of funding. The $5 billion, 5-year program provides... - June 06, 2023

BYD Announces Cube Pro Renewable Energy Storage Partnership with NV Energy and Energy Vault for Las Vegas Region

BYD announced recently that a 543 MWh Cube Pro liquid-cooled Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), integrated by Energy Vault, will be deployed by NV Energy outside of Las Vegas with construction on the project beginning in the second quarter of 2023. NV Energy awarded the project to Energy Vault,... - February 17, 2023

BYD Delivers First Battery Electric Terminal Tractor to Manhattan Beer Distributors

BYD (Build Your Dreams) delivered an 8Y terminal tractor last month to New York’s leading beer and beverage wholesaler, Manhattan Beer Distributors. This is the first electric terminal tractor in the company’s fleet of over 355 trucks, which are hard at work delivering its products to... - February 14, 2023

Annapolis Transit Electrifies Their Fleet with Purchase of Two BYD K7M Buses

The City of Annapolis purchased two BYD (Build Your Dreams) battery-electric K7M transit buses, which will be the first in its transit fleet - January 30, 2023

BYD Congratulates Air Board on Clean-Air Roadmap

BYD, (Build Your Dreams) the global leader in zero-emission transit technology, applauds the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its newly approved comprehensive plan to achieve carbon neutrality in the Golden State by 2045. CARB’s 2022 Scoping Plan would reduce fossil fuel consumption... - December 23, 2022

BYD Attends Zero-Emission Ride and Drive Truck Event in Long Beach, CA

BYD to showcase U.S. assembled battery-electric 8TT and 8Y trucks at the Harbor Trucking Association’s Ride and Drive, a free event open to the general public. - December 09, 2022

BYD Awards UCLA Student with $5,000 Build Your Dreams Graduate Scholarship

UCLA student Adria Stauber was announced as the recipient of the $5,000 BYD Build Your Dreams scholarship during the annual WTS-LA (Women’s Transportation Seminar) Scholarships and Awards Dinner. Stauber was recognized alongside like-minded individuals looking to pave the way for women in... - November 25, 2022

BYD Delivers Third All-Electric Transit Bus to San Francisco Muni

BYD delivered its third K9MD battery-electric bus to the San Francisco Muni Transit Association. - November 18, 2022

BYD Unveils Type A School Bus at STN Trade Show Conference in Frisco, TX

BYD (Build Your Dreams) Thursday unveiled theType A battery-electric school bus, “the Achiever,” at the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs (TSD) Conference. The Type A is equipped with innovative vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology that is helping students have a... - November 14, 2022

BYD Celebrates Clean Air Day and EPA Announcement

BYD took the pledge to participate in California's the 5th annual Clean Air Day. - October 07, 2022

NVTA Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Debut Fleet of Zero-Emission BYD Buses

BYD joined officials with the Napa Valley Transportation Authority in St. Helena for a ribbon cutting and unveiling of the community’s “butterfly bus.” - September 26, 2022

BYD Named to Fortune Global 500 List

For the first time ever, BYD (Build Your Dreams) has been named to the Fortune Global 500 list. A newcomer to the list, BYD’s high-tech enterprise encompasses a product line that includes battery electric automobiles, heavy duty electric vehicles including transit buses and Class 8 trucks,... - August 05, 2022

BYD, AVSTA Agree on Battery Electric School Buses for Students in the Antelope Valley

BYD and the Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency (AVSTA) announced Monday a plan to bring 20 battery electric school buses to students in the Antelope Valley. The buses will be built in Lancaster, California at the BYD Coach & Bus facility by members of the SMART Union. "It's... - August 03, 2022

BYD Enters the Passenger Vehicle Market in Japan, Ushering in a New Era

BYD’s new energy passenger vehicles move into Japan, expanding overseas business continually. - July 23, 2022

BYD Double Decker C10MS is First of Its Kind to Pass Rigorous Federal Durability Testing at Altoona Lab

A BYD C10MS became the first battery electric double decker bus to pass rigorous durability road testing under the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) guidelines at the Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, Pa. The C10MS joins a full range of BYD zero-emission vehicles that have passed... - June 16, 2022

Baton Rouge Gets Closer to Zero-Emission Transit Fleet with Recent Delivery of Battery Electric BYD 35-Foot K8Mm Buses

BYD Thursday announced the delivery of three more American-made all-electric buses to the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) in Baton Rouge. The zero-emission, smooth-riding K8M 35-foot buses were built BYD at its Lancaster, Ca., Coach & Bus Manufacturing facility. Each vehicle is equipped... - May 16, 2022

Link Transit Acquiring Eight More BYD Battery-Electric Buses for Central Washington Community

BYD announced Tuesday that Wenatchee-based Link Transit has purchased eight additional 30-foot American-made BYD battery-electric buses, building on Link’s long commitment to energy-saving, zero-emission transit technology. The eight new BYD buses will complement Link’s growing... - May 05, 2022

BYD Discontinues Gas-Only Auto Line to Focus on PHEV and Pure Electric Tech

BYD Discontinued the production of automobiles powered only by gasoline. - April 06, 2022

Red Hook Container Terminal Announces Operating Performance Results for Its Fleet of 10 Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Battery Electric Terminal Tractors

Single Largest Deployment of Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Terminal Tractors in Eastern United States; First Deployment at a Port Authority of NY and NJ Marine Terminal. - April 02, 2022

BYD Introduces Innovative Battery Electric ECC32 Forklift

BYD Motors Tuesday introduced the innovative ECC32 advanced battery electric forklift to kick off MODEX2022. The 7,000-pound forklift offers restriction-free charging and can operate across multiple shifts without the need to change or replace batteries. Built using BYD’s proprietary... - April 02, 2022

BYD Congratulates AVTA on Full Electrification

BYD (Build Your Dreams) congratulates the Antelope Valley Transit Authority on achieving North America’s first fully zero-emission fleet and is proud to be a partner in the agency’s success. Fully 57 of AVTA’s 87 battery electric coaches and buses were built by BYD at its... - March 19, 2022

BYD Hires Electric Vehicle Industry Veteran to Lead Truck Team

BYD (Build Your Dreams) Wednesday announced electric vehicle industry veteran, Michael Stafford, will lead the company’s battery electric truck team as Director of Business Development. In his role, Stafford will create customized truck solutions specific to each client’s application. - March 11, 2022

BYD Battery-Electric Truck Customers Now Eligible for California Incentive Program

BYD announced that buyers of BYD’s line of “Hard at Work™” battery-electric trucks are eligible for funds through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). For electric truck customers, BYD’s... - March 09, 2022

BYD to Highlight Battery-Electric Coach Lineup at UMA Motorcoach Expo

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, will showcase a wide range of innovative, battery-electric coaches at the 2022 United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Motorcoach Expo held now through Feb. 26 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Motorcoaches on display at the expo... - February 26, 2022

BYD and Einride Sign Largest-Ever Order for Heavy-Duty Battery Electric Trucks Outside of Asia

BYD announced today that Swedish freight technology company Einride has purchased 200 Class 8 8TT battery-electric day cab trucks for deployment across the United States, the largest-ever order of its kind outside of Asia. BYD will begin delivery of the first vehicles, all assembled in Lancaster,... - February 24, 2022

BYD Transit Bus, Motorcoaches Eligible for California 2022 HVIP Funding

BYD announced that buyers of its line of American-made battery-electric transit buses and motorcoaches are eligible for incentives through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) 2022 Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Vehicles in the voucher program include... - February 19, 2022

Burlington, NC’s Link Transit Buys Two BYD Battery-Electric Buses

BYD announced the City of Burlington, N.C. bought two K7M 30-foot battery-electric buses to serve the customers of its Link Transit. The sale marks BYD’s first entry into the North Carolina market. The BYD K7M has 22 seats, a range of up to 150 miles, and can be charged in 2.5 to 3 hours. - February 14, 2022

More Game Day Cheers, Less Emissions: Anheuser-Busch Delivers New Era of Beer with Innovative Zero-Emission Fleet

Special "Zero-Emission Beer Delivery" Celebrates Launch of Bud Light NEXT and New Milestones in Partnerships with Nikola Corporation and BYD Motors in California. - February 13, 2022

BYD Hires Two Distinguished Transit Execs for SkyRail Team

BYD is pleased to announce the hiring of respected senior mass transit management professionals Michael Hoghooghi and Doug Ostermeyer. - February 07, 2022

BYD Introduces Innovative and Safe Type A Battery Electric School Bus with V2G technology

BYD (“Build Your Dreams”), the world leader in electric vehicles, Wednesday introduced its Type A battery electric vehicle, a zero-emission school bus that combines design, performance and safety together in a package built to meet the needs of students and administrators. The BYD Type... - January 28, 2022

BYD New Energy Passenger Vehicles Soaring 252.7% YOY in November

The latest sales data shows BYD sold 97,242 passenger vehicles in November, increasing 84.1% year-over-year (YoY). In particular, the New Energy Vehicle (NEV) sales reached 90,121 units, soaring 252.7% YoY, breaking a new record for the monthly sales of new energy passenger vehicles in China. BYD... - December 06, 2021

BYD Applauds Biden Administration on Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

BYD (“Build Your Dreams”), the global leader in electric vehicle technology and battery electric bus manufacturing, applauds the Biden Administration and congressional leadership on passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a once-in-a-generation investment in... - November 17, 2021

BYD Signs COP26 Agreements to Accelerate EV Adoption

BYD, the world leader in electric vehicle technology and manufacturing, joined government, business, and environmental leaders in signing three agreements at the Glasgow COP26 Climate Change conference to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission vehicles and supporting infrastructure. Combined,... - November 13, 2021

AVTA to Expand Its Fleet of BYD Electric Buses

BYD announced it will build eight K9M battery-electric 40-foot buses for the Antelope Valley Transit Authority, expanding the largest all-electric bus fleet in the nation. AVTA, which serves northern Los Angeles County and portions of southern Kern County, was the first transit agency in North... - November 11, 2021

Hyattsville Begins Operation of First Fully-Electric Trash Truck in Maryland

The City of Hyattsville’s battery-electric, zero-emission refuse truck, the first of its kind in Maryland, will begin service this October. The vehicle is a BYD 6R Class 6 refuse truck, one of several fully-electric or hybrid vehicles in the City’s fleet and the first commercially... - October 31, 2021

Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit Buys Five BYD Battery-Electric Buses

BYD announced that the City of Las Cruces, N.M. City Council approved the purchase of five K8M 35-foot battery-electric buses for its RoadRUNNER Transit fleet. Under a five-year contract to be awarded to BYD, the city will buy five K8Ms and has an option to purchase seven additional buses. The... - October 08, 2021

BYD and Levo Announce Collaboration to Deploy Up to 5K Battery-Electric Vehicles to Intelligently Electrify U.S. Fleets

The new collaboration plans to leverage Nuvve’s technology and Stonepeak’s and Evolve’s capital through Levo to offer fully financed, V2G-enabled BYD medium- and heavy-duty electric fleet vehicles - October 07, 2021

LASRE Partners with BYD and More Than 30 LA Area Disadvantaged Small Businesses

Demonstrating a very strong commitment to diversity and opportunity in the transportation sector, Los Angeles SkyRail Express (LASRE) is partnering with 33 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBEs) as it performs pre-development work on an innovative monorail transportation solution for LA’s... - October 01, 2021

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