BYD e6 Pure-Electric Vehicle Available In China

The Chinese BYD e6 is somewhat a staple of Shenzhen taxi companies, racking up a combined 3.8 million miles since its introduction and there is now an electric e6 with a range of 190 miles, which recently started selling in China. The car is a five-passenger tall wagon and is on track to increase electric vehicle sales in China from 33,000 last year to 554,000 by 2015 and BYD is working with China Southern Grid, a utility company, to distribute home-based vehicle charging stations. The current line of electric e6s cost about $57 grand, but due to government subsidies, a growing Chinese middle class will be able to purchase the cars for around $38,000 and BYD hopes that an early profit loss this year will be solved in part by the US launch and the e6 and also BYD is set to far eclipse Japanese car makers in the EV business for the Asia Pacific region......................

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