27 Oct '17, 8pm

China’s BYD Has North America In Its Crosshairs https://t.co/pulYFE5OBQ

China’s BYD Has North America In Its Crosshairs https://t.co/pulYFE5OBQ

BYD Co. Ltd, China’s largest electric vehicles manufacturer and the world’s largest, is looking for a bigger piece of electric bus market share in North America. This month, BYD (an acronym for “Build Your Dreams”) announced its expansion plans for an electric bus manufacturing plant in Lancaster, California. A 450,000-square-foot addition will accommodate increased space for its coach and bus production. Expected results include increased capacity by up to 1,500 battery-electric buses a year and the hiring of up to 1,200 full-time workers after already creating approximately 800 full-time jobs in California. “Our community has a strong tradition of innovation, and I am proud that BYD has chosen to expand their facility here in Lancaster,” said congressman Kevin McCarthy. “As BYD continues to develop cutting-edge technology that helps transform the transportation industry ...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/chinas-byd-has-north-america-in...

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