31 Jul '18, 6am

BYD Supplies 30 Electric Cars to Brazilian Municipal Civil Guard

Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD delivered 30 all-electric cars to Brazilian city São José dos Campos, to be used by the Secretariat of Citizen Protection, as the largest contract in Brazil, including 29 BYD e5’s and 1 BYD e6. BYD won the public bid in April to loan electric cars to the police and other governmental agencies. Pure electric vehicles are economical, non-polluting, with low maintenance costs (compared with fuel-powered cars) and offer optimum performance, bringing sustainability and environmental preservation. This 36-month leasing project was implemented after successful tests of a BYD e6, from October 2017 to March 2018, which achieved excellent results in terms of availability, economy and maintenance cost. The substitution of combustion-powered automobiles by electric cars complies with municipal law 9.684, of March this year, which includes the policy ...

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