BYD India to unveil e-MPV for B2B segment

BYD India, a subsidiary of the Warren Buffett-backed EV maker BYD, recently celebrated eight years of EV business operations in India.

Presently, BYD e-buses are operating in over ten cities in the country, including the route from Manali to Rohtang Pass, said a press release. With a total operation mileage of over 24 million km, BYD buses have helped reduce carbon emissions near to 25,000 tonnes, it said further. .

According to the release, BYD India was registered in 2007 in Chennai, along with the construction of an electronics manufacturing plant. In early 2013, it began to explore the electric vehicle market of India. On August 20, 2013, the first pure electric bus arrived in Chennai, making the BYD K9 the first pure electric bus in the Indian automotive industry.

The company is planning to launch its electric MPV for the B2B segment soon. This, added the release, is a strategic decision given the need and rising demand for EV vehicles in this important area.