Tang (BYD)

May 14, 2024

Announced on May 8, 2024, the Association of Indonesia Automotive Industries will hold the 31st GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS), running from July 18-28, 2024, at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), BSD City, Tangerang Regency (Banten).

Various brands of passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, motorbikes, and supporting industry brands will participate in GIIAS 2024. Vehicle makers include BAIC, BMW, BYD, Chery, Citroen, Daihatsu, GAC Aion, GWM, Honda, Hyundai, Jetour, KIA, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MG, MINI, Mitsubishi Motors, Neta, Nissan, Porsche, Seres, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, VinFast, Volkswagen, Volvo, Wuling, Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi Fuso, UD Trucks.

After this event in July, GIIAS The Series 2024 will run in East Java, followed by West Java and Central Java, respectively.

(From Gaikindo release and GIIAS social media updates on May 8, 2024)

Apr 06, 2024

On March 26, SAE International announced it will host the WCX World Congress Experience, April 16-18, 2024, at Huntington Place in Detroit, Michigan. 

Experts from the automotive and mobility sectors will share insight on the latest technical advancements, regulations, standards, and consumer expectations impacting the mobility industry.

New for 2024:
•    Keynote Speakers: Doug Field, Ford Motor Company; Avinash Balachandran, Ph.D., Toyota Research Institute; and Jeremiah Golston, Qualcomm.
•    Leadership Summit will features executives from Stellantis, Volkswagen, Honda, Lucid, U.S. Dept. of Energy; Hyundai, BorgWarner, Schaeffler, DANA, ZF, Google Auto, U.S. Dept of Transportation, Intel and more.
•    AmpX Technologies will showcase its game changing ultra-compact, low-weight, V2G compatible charging technology. 
•    Nearly 40 vehicles including GM Class 8 Semi Truck & Trailer, Medium Duty Fuel Cell Truck and Electrovan, Toyota RAV 4 PHEV and BZ4X, Ford Mustang GT500, BYD Seagull, Tesla Cybertruck and more are expected to be on the show floor.
•    Tear down vehicles from Caresoft Global Technologies and Munro & Associates (Tesla Cybertruck) – Sandy Munro will also share “Insights on the Tesla Cybertruck”.

Special Events:
•    WCX EV Ride & Drive featuring acceleration and agility demonstrations will feature the Polestar 2, Tesla Model Y, Lucid Air, Rivian R1T/SUV/R1S, Kia EV 9, BMW I7, Mercedes Benz EQS, and more.
•    General Motors HYDROTEC Fuel Cell Event demonstrating HYDROTEC power cubes, other fuel cell projects in development, and how they will shape the future of transportation.

(SAE International release on March 26, 2024)

Feb 15, 2024

On February 15, BYD announced that it will premier several models, sub-brands, and innovative NEV (New Energy Vehicles) technology at the Geneva International Motor Show 2024.

In Geneva, BYD will present a plug-in hybrid vehicle, the BYD SEAL U DM-i. The completely renewed 7-seater, AWD, full-electric SUV BYD TANG will also be shown in Geneva. The intelligent family-centric E-SUV has a range of up to 530 kilometers (WLTP combined). The new BYD TANG has been awarded a maximum of 5 stars by the Euro NCAP Safety Test.

BYD will present Yangwang, a supreme luxury sub-brand of BYD. It will present Yangwang U8. 

It is powered by two ground-breaking technologies: the e⁴ platform and the DiSus-P Intelligent Hydraulic Body Control System. BYD's e⁴ Platform is the world's first mass-produced four-motor independent drive technology platform.   

It will also present Denza, the joint venture between BYD and Mercedes-Benz. BYD will introduce the Denza D9 as a newcomer to the European market in the coming year. Denza is poised to impress Geneva with the N7, a premium sleek, and sporty full electric mid-size crossover SUV.

Based on BYD press release 

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