Tang (BYD)

Oct 11, 2021

On September 30, 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China released on its website the 47th list of exemptions for the NEV purchase tax.
The list added 48 pure electric passenger vehicle models (including the Model 3 of Tesla, the ID.4 Crozz of FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd., the αS and αT of BAIC Bluepark Magna Automobile Co., Ltd., the ET7 of NIO Inc., the IM L7 of IM Motors (Zhiji Motors in Chinese), and the KiWi EV of SAIC-GM-Wuling), 48 pure electric bus models, 23 pure electric van models and 117 pure electric special vehicle models.
PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) added to the list include 5 PHEV passenger vehicle models (including the VOYAH FREE of VOYAH Automobile Technology Co., Ltd., and the Tang of BYD Co., Ltd.), 4 PHEV bus models, 1 PHEV van model and 3 PHEV special vehicle models.
FCVs (fuel cell vehicles) added to the list include 1 FCV passenger vehicle model (the e·H2 of the Qingzhou brand of Dongfeng Motor Corporation), 6 FCV bus models, 3 FCV van models and 22 FCV special vehicle models.
From an MIIT press release

Jun 07, 2021

On June 7, BYD announced that it is shipping the first 100 European-specification BYD Tang EV, electric SUVs for customers in Norway.
The consignment marks the company’s entry into the competitive European passenger car market, with a product which combines BYD’s very latest battery and NEV technology with European design and specification appeal. The BYD brand is already firmly established in Scandinavia, and across Europe, as the market-leading manufacturer of electric buses for the public transport sector.
The first shipment of 100 pure-electric BYD Tang all-wheel-drive SUVs sets sail, Monday 7th June, from the Port of Shanghai, scheduled to arrive at dealerships in Norway towards the end of summer. BYD has partnered the foremost Scandinavian car distributor, RSA, to deliver sales, service back-up and parts distribution, drawing on its world-class expertise and proven track record in supporting many leading automotive brands in Norway via its extensive dealer network.
In a further demonstration of BYD’s commitment to Norway, and to wider European markets, BYD has confirmed it will supply a total of 1,500 Tang EVs to the BYD / RSA supply chain in Norway before the end of 2021.
Chief among its new technological features is the new, game-changing and space-saving Blade Battery, boasting performance figures of 0-100 km/h in just 4.6-seconds from its 86.4 kWh battery capacity, and a class-leading single-charge range of over 500 km (NEDC).

(BYD press release on June 7, 2021)

May 21, 2021

On May 19, BYD Co., Ltd. (BYD) held a ceremony to celebrate the completion of production of its 1 millionth new energy vehicle.
BYD announced its plan to develop the new energy passenger vehicle business in Europe on the same day, with Norway as its first stop. BYD intends to deliver 1,500 Tang EVs to Norway before the close of 2021. The first 100 units had rolled off the production line and will be shipped at the end of May and delivered to local customers in the third quarter of 2021.

From a BYD press release

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