Posts Tagged: DENZA

Chinese EV market takes off – as Western automakers watch from the sidelines

Sales of plug-in vehicles in China are quickly ramping up, spurred by generous government subsidies, which in turn are motivated by choking air pollution in the country’s major cities. Yonghe Huang, Director of Policy Research at the China Automotive Technology Center, highlighted the explosive growth in a recent presentation. In 2014, automakers in China produced… Read more »

Daimler/BYD’s DENZA EV enters production

DENZA, the “made in China, for China” EV from Daimler’s joint venture with Chinese automaker BYD, has started rolling off the production line in Shenzhen. The joint-venture company, BYD Daimler New Technology (BDNT), was established in 2010 with a 600-million-yuan ($98 million) initial investment. The DENZA is a four-door, five-passenger sedan with an 86 kW… Read more »

ABB to supply DC fast chargers for China’s DENZA EV

Power and automation technology group ABB has announced a strategic collaboration with BYD Daimler New Technology (BDNT) to supply DC fast chargers over the next six years for the DENZA EV, which is scheduled to make its debut at the Auto China trade fair in Beijing in April. The Chinese government has introduced a DC… Read more »

Daimler joint venture launches new EV brand in China

The partnership between Daimler and Chinese automaker BYD has launched a new brand called DENZA, which will produce what the Chinese call “New Energy Vehicles” – EVs and hybrids. The very first DENZA, a concept EV, is now on display at Auto China 2012 in Beijing. Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology (BDNT) has provided copious… Read more »