BYD India celebrates 10th year anniversary of EV journey in the country

On 20 August 2013, BYD India's EV journey started with the arrival of its first electric bus in Chennai.

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BYD India celebrates 10th year anniversary of EV journey in the country

BYD India, a subsidiary of China-based New Energy Vehicles firm BYD, celebrated its tenth anniversary in the electric vehicle segment in India and has also inaugurated its new office in Gurugram, on this occasion. 

BYD started its India operations in 2007 in India with the electronics business, and later expanded to other businesses. On 20 August 2013, BYD India's EV journey started with the arrival of its first electric bus in Chennai.

This strategic location will serve as a hub for BYD's operations, innovations, and collaborations, further strengthening the brand's engagement with local partners, customers, and stakeholders.

In the passenger vehicle business, the BYD ATTO3 and the All-New e6 also took leading positions in the premium eSUV and eMPV segments. These achievements demonstrate BYD India's unwavering commitment to the Indian market, towards environmental responsibility, and to sustainable practices.

Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Sr Vice President - Electric Passenger Vehicle Business - BYD India said “BYD India is proud to celebrate a successful decade in the Indian EV industry as well as the inauguration of our new office in Gurugram. It is a testament to our mission of leveraging technological innovations to create a better life for people and the planet. We are proud to have played a key role in India's EV revolution, and we remain committed to shaping a sustainable and electrifying future for the country. With a strong foundation built over the last 16+ years in India, BYD is poised to continue its transformative journey, creating value for customers, partners, and the environment. The company's dedication to India is rooted in its belief in sustainable innovations that enrich lives and create a positive impact on society.”

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