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Twenty two additional BYD electric taxis will roll in Rotterdam. Rotterdam Taxi Company (RTC) indicated it is planning to add another 22 BYD e6 electric taxis to its fleet. RTC became in 2013 the first operator in Europe to put into service BYD’s electric taxi, the BYD e6. RTC CEO Sjaak de Winter signed a […]

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BYD is also jumping on the London EV taxi bandwagon with its BYD e6 EV. the Chinese-controlled company said it is bringing its range of pure electric private hire vehicles to Europe and has teamed up with London-based Thriev to provide 20 BYD e6 cars to the company’s emission-free London chauffeur-driven fleet within the next […]

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The city of Bogota, Colombia launched what it said will become the largest all-electric taxi fleet in South America. On Aug. 2, BYD Co., Ltd., Codesa, Praco, Helm Bank, and ETC held a ceremony at the Tercer Milenio Charging Station announcing and displaying all-electric e6 taxis to be put into service in Colombia’s capital city. […]

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Backed by Warren Buffett, BYD is short for “Build Your Dreams,” but the Chinese electric car maker has dreams of its own, such as dominating the world, or at least local markets. Previously the company has projected it will become “China’s No. 1 automaker by 2015 and the world’s leading car maker by 2025,” but […]

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Chinese automaker BYD isn’t a car brand immediately recognizable to most in the U.S., but the company is well established in sales of electric vehicles outside of the States. In addition to manufacturing electric transit buses, the company’s compact all-electric car, the e6, is also becoming a popular model for fleet purchases. BYD recently announced […]

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Chinese EV manufacturer BYD announced that is will provide the Colombian city of Bogotá with a fleet of 46 all-electric taxis. This first South American, all-electric taxi fleet will be launching next month with 46 BYD e6 cross-over sedans. These units will be placed into taxi service as of Q1 2013 in the Colombian capital. […]

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