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

BYD to Build Electric Buses for Tampa International Airport

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it will build battery-electric buses for Tampa International Airport in Florida. The buses will be built at the company’s U.S. Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, California. The airport plans to deploy four BYD 40-foot K9Ms to transport workers from an... - September 30, 2021

BYD Announces Dealership Agreement with 1 Source Material Handling Inc.

BYD Material Handling has entered into a dealership agreement with 1 Source Material Inc. expanding its presence into Southern California market. 1 Source Material Handling, in business since 2003, takes a consultative approach to find the optimal solution for each scenario their customers may... - September 24, 2021

BYD Announces Dealership Agreement with Material Handling Inc.

BYD Material Handling has entered into a dealership agreement with Material Handling Inc. expanding its presence into Knoxville, TN market. Family-owned and operated since 1975, Material Handling Inc. is the leading supplier of material handling and forklift solutions, warehouse products and... - September 16, 2021

BYD Introduces Next Generation Electric Trucks at ACT Expo

BYD unveiled today two revolutionary battery-electric heavy-duty trucks, the Gen3 8TT and 6F, vehicles that combine performance, reliability, and driver comfort into stylish designs. Unveiled at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., the Gen 3 8TT and 6F feature cabs styled by Wolfgang Josef Egger,... - September 03, 2021

BYD Delivers Two K7M-ER Electric Buses to LINK Transit

BYD announced the delivery of two battery-electric 30-foot K7M-ER buses to LINK Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, bringing the agency’s zero-emission BYD fleet total to 12. The K7M-ER can seat 20 passengers, has a range of up to 185 miles, and can be fully charged in 3.5 to 4 hours. All of... - August 23, 2021

BYD Forklift Dealer LiftTruck Parts and Service Expands Into New Hampshire

BYD Material Handling’s battery-electric forklifts and pallet jacks are entering the New Hampshire market as LiftTruck Parts and Service, part of BYD’s dealership network, expands its presence in the Northeast. LiftTruck’s service area now includes New Hampshire, Massachusetts,... - August 14, 2021

Red Hook Container Terminal Begins Commercial Operation of Fleet of 10 Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Battery Electric Yard Tractors

Single Largest Deployment of Heavy-Duty Zero Emission Trucks in Eastern United States; First Deployment at a Port Authority of NY and NJ Marine Terminal - August 13, 2021

East Coast's Largest Deployment of Battery Electric Trucks to be Unveiled at Port Newark

Red Hook Container Terminals LLC will showcase its new fleet of ten (10) BYD zero-emission battery electric yard tractors which have started operation in regular commercial duty service at its container terminal in Port Newark, New Jersey. The Red Hook fleet represents the single largest private... - August 11, 2021

San Francisco MTA to Test BYD Bus in Pilot Project

A 40-foot battery-electric BYD bus will hit the streets in a pilot project by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to evaluate the feasibility of operating an all-electric bus fleet. Throughout the pilot, detailed data on how the BYD K9MD bus can deliver the same standard of... - August 06, 2021

BYD Announces Dealership Agreement with PA Industrial Equipment

BYD Material Handling has entered into a dealership agreement with PA Industrial Equipment Inc. expanding its presence into the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania market. Established in 1977 by Roy Bramm Jr., Pa Industrial Equipment provides material handling equipment sales, service, and rentals to all... - May 27, 2021

MidWest Industrial Equipment Joins BYD Dealer Network

BYD Material Handling has entered into a dealership agreement with Mid-West Industrial Equipment Inc. expanding its presence into the Southwest Ohio market. MidWest Industrial offers a full suite of services, including forklift sales, service, parts, equipment rental, and operator training. The... - May 26, 2021

BYD Offers Information Assistance with RAISE Grants

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation recently announced that $1 billion will be available through the competitive Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program. BYD stands ready to assist with application information. RAISE, formerly known as BUILD and TIGER,... - May 22, 2021

BYD Buses, Trucks Eligible for $165 Million in HVIP Money

BYD announced Tuesday that buyers of its line of American-made battery-electric transit buses, motor coaches, and heavy-duty trucks are eligible for $165 million in funds through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). HVIP... - May 14, 2021

BYD Expands Green Footprint Into Garden State

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced the expansion of North American operations, with the opening of a service center in Lodi, New Jersey to serve its East Coast customers. The center, which is now hiring technicians, will provide quick access to parts, care, and expertise for BYD buses and... - May 09, 2021

AVTA Adds ABQ Buses to Its Growing Fleet of BYD Battery-Electric Buses

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced that Antelope Valley Transit Authority, a longstanding customer and community partner, is growing its battery-electric fleet with the purchase of 10 K11M 60-foot articulated buses and six K7M 30-foot buses. AVTA, which serves northern Los Angeles County and... - May 08, 2021

TIME Names BYD Among Its “Most Influential Companies”

TIME announced Tuesday BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) earned a spot on its inaugural “100 Most Influential Companies” list, recognizing the company’s extraordinary impact as the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Under the headline “Scaling Electric... - April 29, 2021

Apprenticeship Builds Skills for Green Technology Jobs

With a welding certificate from Antelope Valley College in hand, Edward McKee found a job at BYD’s Lancaster bus and coach factory in 2016. Now BYD and AVC have helped him sharpen his skills and build a career in the green technology industry. He already had a good job building bus frames,... - April 24, 2021

BYD Celebrates Earth Day with Delivery of 500th American-Built Bus

BYD, (Build Your Dreams), the Official Sponsor of Mother Nature, Thursday announced it has delivered its 500th American-made bus in time for Earth Day 2021. The 500th bus is a 30-foot K7M, one of 130 such buses being built for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation in what is the largest... - April 23, 2021

BYD and SMART Union Applaud Biden Administration Plan to Build Back Better with Support for Zero Emission Battery Electric Buses

BYD (Build Your Dreams) and its SMART union workforce applauds Vice President Kamala Harris and the Biden Administration and their support for converting US transit systems buses and school buses to battery electric zero emission systems. As a global corporation, BYD, with its US headquarters in... - April 21, 2021

BYD Expands with Indianapolis Service Center

BYD Wednesday announced the expansion of North American operations, with the opening of a service center in Indianapolis, Indiana to serve its Midwest customers. The center will provide quick access to parts, care, and expertise for BYD buses and trucks. The service center, located at 1211... - April 16, 2021

Innovative BYD SkyRail Hits Major Milestone in the Americas

An advanced, high-speed, high-capacity monorail system similar to the one proposed to ease Los Angeles traffic congestion, hit a major milestone when the first Bahia SkyRail vehicle rolled off the BYD production line. The SkyRail vehicle, with its autonomous driving technology and futuristic... - April 14, 2021

BYD Announces Expansion of Forklift Dealership Network

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced a major expansion of its material handling equipment dealership network, bringing its innovative technology to new audiences across America. The new dealerships in the BYD network are: - Forklift Systems, serving the Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama markets. The... - April 09, 2021

Washington State Selects BYD for Statewide Contract

Washington state officials chose California-based BYD (Build Your Dreams) to participate in a statewide purchase agreement that gives transit agencies throughout The Evergreen State and the United States the ability to buy American-made BYD coaches and buses. The vehicles, which comply with strict... - April 08, 2021

Capital Area Transit System Adds 3 BYD Buses

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced the delivery of three American-made K8M battery-electric buses to Capital Area Transit System (CATS) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The highly reliable and safe K8M 35-ft electric bus is equipped with a 435kWh LFP battery and can be fully charged within 3 hours. The... - March 19, 2021

American-Made & All-New, BYD K8M 35-Foot Electric Bus Aces FTA Bus Reliability Test

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced Thursday its American-built and all-new K8M, an innovative 35-foot zero-emission public transit bus, set a high scoring record in the Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program in Altoona, PA. The K8M record-setting performance included high marks in... - March 13, 2021

J&M Sanitation Deploys BYD Electric Refuse Trucks

J&M Sanitation, a family-owned business serving Kuna, Idaho, has deployed two BYD all-electric Class 8 refuse trucks, the first such battery-electric, zero-emission vehicles in Idaho. The trucks are replacing two current diesel vehicles, resulting in cleaner air and a lower carbon footprint. - March 04, 2021

BYD Offers Assistance with Federal Grant Applications

The Federal Transit Administration recently announced $180 million will be available through its competitive Low or No Emission (Low-No) Program and California-based BYD “Build Your Dreams” stands ready to help transit agencies navigate the application process. The Low-No program... - February 26, 2021

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