BYD Seal top trim uses NIO Capital-backed Ambilight's technology to make its glass roof color changeable
Last November, NIO Capital and BYD completed a strategic investment in Ambilight.
Spy photos suspected to be of BYD's new model Seagull revealed
Previous rumors suggested that the BYD Seagull was expected to be launched in the second quarter with a price tag of RMB 60,000 to RMB 80,000.
BYD's premium sub-brand's first model to be unveiled in Q4, exec says
BYD will unveil the premium sub-brand and its logo in the third quarter, and its models are expected to be priced in the range of RMB 800,000 yuan ($119,520) to 1.5 million yuan.
BYD rumored likely to launch new brand targeting premium market in August
The first model of BYD's premium brand will be a high-end off-road SUV similar to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, with a launch date of the first half of 2023, local media said.
BYD Seal gets 22,637 orders in 7 hours of pre-sale
Seal is expected to become the most important model in BYD's history, with steady-state monthly sales expected to exceed 30,000 units, analysts previously said.
BYD Seal opens for pre-order in China, prices start at about $31,860
BYD has equipped the Seal with powerful features and offers attractive price tags, making it one of the strongest competitors so far to Tesla's Model 3 in China.
BYD secures $593 million worth of lithium supplies from local producer
This is the first lithium supply contract BYD has secured after its strategic stake in Shenzhen Chengxin, which is expected to give it a more stable supply of raw material.
Denza, BYD's JV with Mercedes, launches D9 MPV with prices starting at around $49,450
Denza announced a few hours after the launch that the D9 MPV received more than 3,000 orders within 30 minutes of the start of pre-sales.
BYD to start pre-sale of Seal in China on May 20
BYD will unveil its CTB (cell to body) battery technology on May 20, and the Seal is expected to be the first model to use the technology.
BYD significantly narrows gap with CATL in China's EV battery market in April
BYD's share reached 32.2 percent in April, narrowing the gap to 6.1 percentage points from CATL's 38.3 percent share.