The Destroyer 07 will be a new addition to BYD's Ocean series. It said last week that the Song L, an all-electric SUV in its Dynasty series, will be unveiled at the Shanghai auto show. | [eod_live target="BYDDY.US"] | [eod_live target="1211.HK" title="BYD HK"]
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BYD's (OTCMKTS: BYDDY) Ocean series will welcome a new member during the Shanghai auto show, in addition to a new member to the Dynasty series.
The first B+ class hybrid sedan in BYD's Ocean series will be unveiled on the first day of the Shanghai auto show on April 18, the new energy vehicle (NEV) maker announced yesterday.
The company did not reveal the model's name yesterday, but announced in a Weibo post today that it is called Destroyer 07 (驱逐舰07 in Chinese).
The Shanghai auto show will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center starting tomorrow and will run until April 27. April 18-19 will be the media days, April 20-21 will be the professional visitors' days, and the general public can enter from April 22-27.
BYD's booth is 7A06, located in Hall 7.1, and the company's presentation will begin tomorrow at 10:20.
BYD's passenger car product matrix includes the Dynasty and Ocean series, of which the only model with the "Destroyer" name is currently the Destroyer 05 plug-in hybrid.
The Destroyer 05 was officially launched on March 17 last year and currently has a starting price range of RMB 121,800 ($17,710) to RMB 157,800. The model delivered 3,911 units in March, down 21.31 percent from February, according to data monitored by CnEVPost.
BYD sold 207,080 NEVs in March, up 97.45 percent from 104,878 units a year ago and up 6.93 percent from 193,655 units in February, the company announced earlier this month.
In addition to the Destroyer 07, BYD will also unveil the Song L, a B-class all-electric SUV from the Dynasty series, at the Shanghai auto show.
The Song L will come with electronic rearview mirrors, according to two images released last week.
($1 = 6.8759 RMB)