BYD’s six-millionth EV rolls off the production line in China

The six-millionth vehicle, named Bao 5 and is a super-hybrid SUV under BYD's sub-brand Fangchengbao rolled out barely three months after the five-million new energy vehicle production milestone was achieved.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 26 Nov 2023 Views icon6351 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

BYD, the world's leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, achieved a historic milestone as its 6-millionth new energy vehicle rolled off the production line at the Zhengzhou factory on November 26. The last million units have been produced in less than three months because the 5- millionth BYD EV – an Atto 3 SUV – rolled out on September 21, 2023.

The six-millionth vehicle, named Bao 5, is a super-hybrid SUV under BYD's sub-brand Fangchengbao. BYD has a diverse brand mix including the Dynasty and Ocean series, Fangchengbao, Denza and Yangwang. October 2023 witnessed BYD achieve a monthly sales record, exceeding 300,000 new energy vehicles. 

In October 2023, BYD achieved a monthly sales record with demand surpassing 300,000 new energy vehicles. The Bao 5 is a super-hybrid SUV under BYD's Fangchengbao sub-brand.

Since 2010, BYD has been actively expanding its global presence, introducing new energy buses and taxis for public transit electrification. With a decade of dedicated efforts, BYD's electric public transport solutions now operate in over 400 cities across more than 70 countries.

To expand its global footprint, BYD adopted a dual approach of exports and local production to accelerate the global presence of new energy passenger vehicles. Currently, BYD has entered 58 countries and regions, and surpassed an accumulative sale of 200,000 units of passenger vehicles, with significant victories in the new energy vehicle market in Thailand, Brazil, and also India.

On the electric vehicle technology front, BYD has developed pathbreaking innovations such as the Blade Battery, DM-i Super Hybrid System, e-Platform 3.0, Cell to Body (CTB) technology, e4 Platform, BYD DiSus Intelligent Body Control System, and Dual Mode Off-road (DMO) Super Hybrid System.

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