Toyota and China’s BYD to drive EVs and battery production

They aim to launch the products in the Chinese market under the Toyota brand in the first half of the 2020s

The new electric buses in Ecuador
Electric buses will soon be picking up passengers in Ecuador

BYD and Saucinc have delivered 20 of the low carbon vehicles to the city of Guayaquil

Electric buses roll into Colombian city of Medellin

Chinese battery company BYD has won a competitive bid to deploy 64 electric buses

Electric buses roll out in São Paulo

The BYD buses are scheduled to enter operations in March 2019

‘Soot-free’ buses planned for 20 megacities

Four vehicle manufacturers are help cities adopt bus fleets equipped with “soot-free” technologies to tackle air pollution. BYD, Cummins, Scania and Volvo Buses have pledged to ensure soot-free engine technology is available for purchase in 20 megacities next year, including Bangkok, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Sao Paulo and Sydney. Soot-free technology is any engine that meets […]

London trials first all-electric buses

ELN reporter Tom Grimwood heads to Waterloo to take a ride on London’s first all-electric buses.

London’s first all-electric buses begin trials at Waterloo

Hybrid and hydrogen powered buses have already been a familiar sight on London’s streets for several years but today for the first time they’re being joined all-electric models. Built by the Chinese firm BYD, two new ‘ebuses’ are first joining the 507 route and later the 521 to undergo trials in the Capital. The routes […]

First electric minicabs roll-out in London

London is set to have its first fleet of electric minicabs rolled out next year. Chinese car manufacturer BYD will supply GreenTomatoCars with 50 of its all-electric vehicles for trail use in London as part of a new agreement. Known as zero-direct-emission EVs,  they emits no harmful toxic emissions or greenhouse gases directly. Mayor of […]