BYD evaluating B2B passenger EV segment in India

BYD has been testing the e6 electric MPV and T3 electric cargo van in India.

China-based EV maker BYD has completed 8 years in India. At present, BYD electric buses operate in over ten cities in India. These include Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Kerala, and Manali.The company is now evaluating the B2B electric passenger vehicles segment.

BYD e6 electric MPVs have been testing in India for quite some time now. More recently, the previous generation e6 was spotted. This version of the BYD e6 uses a 120 hp electric motor. It is powered by an 80 kWh battery that is said to offer a maximum range of 400 km.

The company has also been testing the T3 electric cargo van in India. It is said to have a maximum range of 300 km, and the batteries can be recharged in 1.5 hours using a DC charger.

BYD’s Indian subsidiary was set up in Chennai in 2007. In 2013, the company began to explore the local electric vehicle market, and the first pure electric bus arrived at our shores on August 20, 2013. Since then, the BYD K9 is being widely used on intra-city routes.

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