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Feb 27, 2024

On February 24, the Prime Minister of Hungary received the management of the Chinese BYD car manufacturer and reviewed the situation of BYD's investments in Hungary. Thousands of jobs will be created thanks to the multi-billion-euro investment in Szeged, and local suppliers will also benefit from BYD's presence.

The Prime Minister announced that infrastructure development worth several billion forints is being launched in Szeged, which also affects the road network, the public utility network, and community services. BYD also started its first passenger car customer deliveries in Hungary.

Based on press release from Government of Hungary/ BYD social media updates 

Feb 27, 2024

On February 26, BYD presented the BYD SEAL U DM-i with Super DM (Dual Mode) Technology to European consumers for the first time at the Geneva International Motor Show 2024.

The D-Segment plug-in hybrid SUV is the first BYD vehicle in Europe to use the Super DM Technology. The vehicle dimensions are 4,775 mm X 1,890 mm X 1,670 mm with a wheelbase of 2,765 mm. The seats can be split 60:40 allowing the 552-litre boot to be increased to 1,440 liters when both seats are folded. It has an ultra-strong body with omnidirectional collision energy absorption.

Super DM Technology is BYD’s cutting-edge proprietary DM-i hybrid technology. The DM-i (Dual Mode) technology integrates the highly efficient engine, the electric hybrid system, a tailor-made Blade Battery, and the AC/DC On-board Charger. The BYD SEAL U DM-i uses the brand’s ‘Ocean Aesthetics’ design language.

The car has a 15.6” rotatable full LCD touchscreen, OTA updates, as well as a premium Infinity sound system, voice command, and Bluetooth wireless charging. It offers a high level of standard equipment, including ADAS, and intelligent driver assistance. It will be available to European customers from Q2 2024.

Based on BYD press release  

Feb 26, 2024

On February 24, BYD announced that its dedicated car carrier to export vehicles to Europe, arrived in Europe, significantly enhancing its logistics with a 7,000-vehicle capacity. The 200-meter vessel sailed from Shenzhen port to deliver vehicles to Europe.

Based on BYD social media updates