H κινέζικη BYD έχει στις επιδιώξεις της να τριπλασιάσει τις πωλήσεις των αμιγώς ηλεκτρικών μοντέλων της στην κινεζική αγορά μέσα στο 2016 γι’αυτό και παρουσίασε δύο νέα ηλεκτρικά μοντέλα.

Το 2015 η BYD πούλησε 58.000 ηλεκτρικά μοντέλα στη Κίνα και για το 2016 έχει βάλει ως στόχο τις 150.000 πωλήσεις, την ώρα που η Κίνα επεκτείνει το δίκτυο υποδομών φόρτισης ώστε έως το 2020 περισσότερα από 5 εκατομμύρια ηλεκτρικά αυτοκίνητα να κυκλοφορούν στους δρόμου της.

Το πρώτο από τα δύο ηλεκτρικά είναι το Qin EV300 και το άλλο το e5. Η αυτονομία του πρώτου ανέρχεται στα 350 χλμ και του δεύτερου στα 300 χλμ, με τα αυτοκίνητα να έχουν την δυνατότητα να χρησιμοποιηθούν ως κινητές γεννήτριες ρεύματος σε υπαίθριες δραστηριότητες ή κατά τη διάρκεια διακοπών ρεύματος, με το Qin EV300 να διαθέτει και τεχνολογία καθαρισμού του αέρα για την απομάκρυνση σωματιδίων από την καμπίνα.

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BYD Broadens Its EV Lineup Further with the Addition of Two New Pure Electric Models


On March 31, 2016, BYD Company Ltd. launched two new Pure Electric Sedans to boost its already broad range of EVs, and provide consumers with even more options to suit their needs: the Qin EV300, coming in four versions with prices ranging from 259,800 to 309,800 Chinese Yuan; and the e5, coming in three versions with prices ranging from 229,800 to 249,800 Chinese Yuan. The company based the recent rollouts on a thorough assessment of what EV potential users value the most, and after finding out that range anxiety is still a major factor in purchase decisions, it provided both models with a 300km driving range, although a potential customer, upon testing the Qin EV300, managed to drive 349.5 km on a single charge.

The Qin EV300 is equipped with BYD’s high-efficiency, high-speed permanent magnet synchronous motor, with a maximum power of 160kW and maximum torque of 310Nm, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds, and features re-generative braking system. The model also features BYD’s signature Insta-Pure Technology, a function that purifies the air in the interior of the vehicle by quickly lowering PM2.5 values. Both the Qin EV300 and the e5 are equipped with another of BYD’s signature features: the VtoL function, in which the vehicle serves as a massive mobile electricity supply to power appliances like cookers, refrigerators, power tools and many others, so that users can rely on the vehicle to plan outdoor activities that depend on electricity, or in case of emergencies like power cuts or blackouts.

Another interesting addition BYD is coming up with to offer EV users a new and exciting experience is to combine journey, charging, transportation and Internet fields together by establishing partnerships with industrial players and create an EV “ecosystem”. Such partnerships include Chinese e-commerce giant JD; charging terminal company Huashang Sanyou; Didi, China’s Uber counterpart; and, a top quality web platform for consumers to know about EVF trends, new technologies and policies, and help them to find their most suitable EV.

The Qin EV300 and e5 have come to consolidate BYD’s position as the world leader in EV manufacture and sales. Furthermore, their addition to the company’s already broad EV lineup goes a step further in the company’s ambitious electrified transportation strategies to mitigate the toll that deteriorating air condition is exacting on human’shealth.