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

BYD Announces Dealer Agreement with Ogden Forklifts

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it has entered into a dealership agreement for its material handling products with Ogden Forklifts, expanding its reach in the American Southeast. In business for over 60 years serving customers in Georgia, Ogden Forklifts recently acquired Florida Forklifts,... - February 25, 2021

New Mexico Selects BYD for Statewide Contract

New Mexico officials chose California-based BYD (Build Your Dreams) to participate in a statewide purchase agreement that gives transit agencies throughout the Land of Enchantment and the United States the ability to buy American-made BYD coaches and buses. The vehicles, which comply with strict... - February 19, 2021

San Diego County Students Receive BYD Care PPE Products

BYD (Build Your Dreams) donated BYD Care KN95 and surgical masks, family health packs and cases of hand sanitizer to seven San Diego County, California school districts as part of the company’s commitment to keeping Californians safe during the global coronavirus pandemic. Receiving the... - February 11, 2021

Massachusetts Agency Selects BYD for First Electric Bus Order

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it will build battery-electric buses for the Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority. The buses will be built at the company’s U.S. Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, California. The Steamship Authority plans to deploy BYD... - February 03, 2021

BYD Opens Amazon Storefront for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In response to public demand, BYD Care announced the creation of an Amazon storefront,, a one-stop shop where consumers can confidently buy high-quality BYD Care Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including masks and sanitizers. Products available at the BYD Care... - January 15, 2021

BYD Honors Four U.S. Transit Customers as Members of the First “1 Million Zero-Emission Mile Club”

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced Tuesday that four U.S. transit services are the inaugural members of the BYD “Million Mile Club” each logging over 1 million service miles with their fleets of zero-emission BYD battery electric buses. BYD buses have achieved more than 15 million... - December 31, 2020

BYD Donates Critical PPE Supplies to El Paso, Texas

BYD Care, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of personal protective equipment (PPE), announced a donation of necessary items, including masks and sanitizer, to the City of El Paso, Texas in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus. BYD donated 50,000 single-use surgical masks,... - December 23, 2020

BYD Delivers Largest Pure Electric Bus Fleet in Colombia

470 pure electric buses to serve almost 40 routes and over 300-thousand commuters across the capital of Colombia. - December 20, 2020

Anheuser-Busch Names BYD “Sustainable Supplier of the Year”

BYD Trucks Hard at Work at Four Anheuser-Busch Distribution Centers. - December 10, 2020

BYD 150kW DC Plug-in Charger Gains UL Certification

High Capacity Single-unit Charger works with any SAE J1772 CCS Type 1 connector - December 03, 2020

PPE Manufacturer BYD Marks Africa Mask Week with Donation of 16 Million Masks to Support the Fight Against COVID-19

As a second wave of COVID-19 is emerging in Africa, Africa Mask Week aims to sustain and increase mask-wearing as a protective measure among populations in Africa. - November 26, 2020

BYD to Introduce First Battery-Electric Refuse Truck to Maryland

BYD, “Build Your Dreams,” announced the City of Hyattsville, MD, has purchased a BYD 6R Class 6 refuse truck, which will be the first battery-electric, zero-emission vehicle of its kind in the state of Maryland. The BYD 6R has a 221-kWh battery system and is capable of working an... - November 21, 2020

DHL Expands Green Fleet with Launch of Electric Tractor-Trailer Vehicles in U.S.

Trucks are being introduced in Los Angeles, with more electric vehicles planned in the U.S. this year - November 19, 2020

BYD Salutes, Hires Veterans

BYD (Build Your Dreams) knows that hiring veterans is a good business practice. BYD knows what veterans bring to the table - leadership skills, a mission-driven attitude, and they work well under pressure. They also bring critical “soft skills” valued by employers, including people... - November 12, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturer BYD Joins Chainyard Trust Your Supplier Network to Support Global Return to Workplace Initiatives

Marsh, CDAX and Flexport to provide risk management, financial and logistics services to buyers. - November 01, 2020

BYD Donates Electric Forklift and Pallet Jacks to AV’s Dream Center Food Bank

BYD, “Build Your Dreams” announced Thursday the donation of a clean energy electric BYD forklift and two electric pallet jacks to the AV Dream Center, a food bank serving northern Los Angeles County. The company, known for its unique blue-painted vehicles, donated an emission-free... - October 31, 2020

BYD Delivers Battery-Electric Buses to Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced the delivery of two American-made battery-electric K9S buses to the Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority (MTA). The highly reliable and safe K9S 35-ft electric bus equipped with a 266kWh iron phosphate battery and can be fully charged in 3 to 4 hours. The buses... - October 23, 2020

BYD Brings Zero Emission Refuse Collection to Sunshine State

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced Tuesday the City of Ocala, Florida will add five Class 8 battery-electric refuse trucks to its fleet, making it one of the first cities in Florida to adopt BYD’s innovative zero-emission technology. The trucks will be assembled in the United States with union... - October 15, 2020

BYD Sends Clean American-Made Buses to Columbia, MO

BYD North America announced Tuesday it has delivered four American-made battery-electric K7M buses to the City of Columbia, Missouri’s transit agency Go COMO. BYD’s nimble, state-of-the art zero-emission 30-foot K7M battery electric buses, manufactured in the United States, are perfect... - October 08, 2020

BYD Motor Coaches Selected for California Purchasing Contract

BYD announced Monday its participation in a statewide contract will allow American transit agencies to leverage California’s purchase power to buy U.S.-built zero-emission BYD battery-electric motor coaches, made by union employees in Lancaster, California. The state selected three models... - September 02, 2020

BYD Delivers First Electric Bus Fleet to the Caribbean

BYD (Build Your Dreams) delivered the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean, opening up an exciting new chapter in the region’s efforts to tackle climate change. The Barbados Transport Board recently received 33 BYD battery-electric buses and two more of the 30-foot... - August 26, 2020

BYD, AVTA Partner on Sponsorship of Junior Livestock

With a shared sense of community, BYD (Build Your Dreams) and the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) have partnered to support the region’s youth with a $10,000 sponsorship of the annual Kiwanis Junior Livestock Auction. BYD and AVTA are each contributing $5,000 toward the sponsorship... - August 22, 2020

BYD will supply 30 more buses to Madrid’s EMT as Part of Spain’s Largest-Ever e-Bus Purchase

As part of Spain’s largest-ever electric bus order, BYD, the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer, will supply 30 40-foot pure electric buses for public transportation operations in Madrid, the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid, (EMT Madrid) announced. The announcement in the... - August 20, 2020

Kansas City International Airport Adds Three BYD Buses

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it delivered three more K7M buses to the Kansas City International Airport (KCI), the first in the nation to use battery-electric buses to serve its passengers. The 30-foot K7M buses will serve as parking lot shuttles, bringing passengers to the airport terminals. - August 14, 2020

Red Hook Terminals to Deploy Largest Electric Truck Fleet on US East Coast

Red Hook Terminals has ordered a fleet of ten BYD 8Y all-electric yard tractors, from BYD’s local truck dealer, Hudson County Motors. This zero-emission fleet will be deployed at Red Hook Terminal’s intermodal yard in Port Newark, NJ, and will be the largest fleet of heavy-duty electric... - August 08, 2020

BYD Care Donates 100,000 Masks to Los Angeles Unified

FDA-certified masks will go to students, teachers and administrators. - August 01, 2020

BYD Buses Log U.S. Record 13 Million Zero-Emission Miles

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced Tuesday its customers’ battery-electric buses have logged a U.S. record 13 million miles of zero-emission operations, in the process saving over 16,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. More than 50 customers across the United States are operating U.S. - July 31, 2020

BYD, Apparent Resume Work on Intelligent Solar Energy Project

Partners to Present at 37th Annual International Battery Seminar and Exhibit - July 29, 2020

BYD, AVTA Establish Endowment Through Antelope Valley College Foundation

With a goal of helping create a skilled workforce for the growing zero emission transportation sector, BYD and the Antelope Valley Transit Authority announced they have established a program endowment in perpetuity with the Antelope Valley College Foundation. Each partner provided $5,000 toward... - July 26, 2020

Jersey City to Receive First Electric Refuse Trucks

Hudson County Motors and BYD announced today that they will provide the first all-electric refuse trucks on the US East Coast capable of working an entire route. These five all-electric rear loader collection trucks will go to work on normal daily collection routes, providing regular zero-emission... - July 25, 2020

BYD Raises the Bar for Cleanliness and Safety

Meeting the new realities of mass transit head on with innovation and high tech. - July 17, 2020

BYD Supports Women in Transportation with $5,000 Scholarship

For the third straight year, BYD (Build Your Dreams) is supporting women’s career development in the transportation sector by endowing a $5,000 scholarship through the WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) – L.A. chapter. BYD proudly backs WTS-LA, a leader in supporting and... - July 16, 2020

BYD’s Flagship Han EV Series Officially Goes on Sale

New EV series is BYD’s flagship offering for the global luxury sedan segment. - July 16, 2020

15 BYD Buses Hit the Road in Norway

Vy Buss orders 55 emission-free battery-electric buses for its fleet. - July 04, 2020

Frederick County TransIT Adds More BYD Buses to Its Fleet

BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced it has delivered U.S.-Built battery-electric K7M buses to Transit Services of Frederick County, Maryland. (TransIT). The narrow streets of Frederick, which are lined with historic brick buildings, a notable region of colonial United States, are a perfect fit for... - July 03, 2020

Chile Grows Its Electric Bus Fleet, Adding 150 New BYD Units

Latin America’s largest fleet of zero-emission buses just got bigger as Santiago’s RED system added 150 BYD buses to Chile’s public transport system. The buses will run along Avenida Bernardo O'Higgins, the historic central avenue in the Chilean capital and will be operated by... - July 02, 2020

BYD Delivers 10 Battery-Electric Buses to Link Transit

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leading manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced it has completed the delivery of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, a milestone for the company has production ramps up following a temporary plant closure in Mid-March from the... - June 20, 2020

Rural Residents Receive BYD Care

Fresno Transit Agency helps needy with meals, masks and sanitizer - June 19, 2020

BYD Partners with Transit Partners to Secure FTA Grant Awards

BYD (Build Your Dreams) congratulates its transit agency partners for securing Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grants to expand the use of zero-emission bus technology. Agencies partnering with BYD secured over $10 million in FTA funding through the agency’s Low- or No-Emission (Low-No)... - June 11, 2020

BYD Institutes Stringent Safety Protocols as It Reopens Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Plant in California

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leading manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles and a major employer in Los Angeles County, announced it has implemented stringent safety protocols and begun a phased reopening of its Lancaster Coach and Bus manufacturing plant. As it reopens, BYD will continue to follow... - June 05, 2020

How BYD, an Electric Vehicle Company, Became a Mask Manufacturer

BYD (Build Your Dreams) is sharing a new video telling the incredible story of how an electric vehicle manufacturer created the world’s largest PPE face-mask plant. The plant, created earlier this year, is now running at full capacity and is able to produce 50 million masks per day. This... - May 26, 2020

President of Uruguay Launches BYD’s Electric Bus Fleet for CUTCSA, Uruguay’s Largest Operator

On May 21, BYD and Abriley S.A.,a local distributor for Uruguay and pioneer in Latin American transport electrification, delivered a fleet of 20 BYD 12-meter pure electric buses to CUTCSA, the country’s largest urban public transport operator, in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo. Dr. Luis... - May 23, 2020

Federal Transit Administration Clarifies Limits on Sale of BYD Buses

In December 2019, the US Congress passed and the President signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. While BYD remains strongly opposed to the provisions enacted into the law, they are happy to announce that new guidelines released by the Federal Transit... - May 21, 2020

BYD Warns Customers About Counterfeit PPE Posing as Authentic BYD Products

BYD (Build Your Dreams) Friday issued a warning to its customers to be wary of counterfeit products posing as Personal Protective Equipment manufactured by BYD Precision Electronics. BYD products are sold exclusively by Global Healthcare Product Solutions, LLC in Los Angeles and no one else. BYD... - May 17, 2020

BYD Statement on NIOSH Testing

BYD masks submitted for NIOSH testing passed the physical assessment portion of that testing. NIOSH found no issues with the quality of the masks, BYD’s production line or manufacturing procedures. During the Underwriters Laboratories inspections in China there were findings related to... - May 15, 2020

BYD Officially Signs Deal for the São Paulo Metro’s Line 17 Project

BYD SkyRail São Paulo and São Paulo Metro formally signed a contract on April 27th for BYD to provide its SkyRail for the Line 17 (Gold Line) project. This marks BYD’s second major collaborative project in Brazil following the company’s SkyRail line in the city of Salvador. - May 08, 2020

Fortune Global Names BYD Chairman Among 
“Most Influential People: Heroes During the Epidemic”

Fortune Global named BYD Chairman Wang Chuanfu to its list of “Most Influential People: Heroes During the Epidemic.” Other than Chairman Wang, the list includes luminaries and notable figures such as Wuhan Ophthalmologist Li Wenliang, first to sound the alarm about COVID-19; Chris... - April 23, 2020

BYD Pledges $1 Million in Medical Supplies Donations

BYD Motors, LLC., announced it will donate $1 million in medical supplies, including PPEs and hand sanitizer to transit agencies and first responders in the United States and Canada. The supplies are arriving at various U.S. distributions centers to be closer to those locations where they are... - April 16, 2020

BYD Adds Business Development Analyst for Latin America

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has named Marcela Cabrera Luna Business Development Analyst, Latin America. She will serve at BYD’s North American headquarters in downtown Los Angeles guiding strategy and development of new business in Mexico and Latin America working closely with each team in the... - March 04, 2020

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