Shenzhen, China – BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, achieved a historic milestone as its 6 millionth new energy vehicle rolled off the production line at the Zhengzhou factory.
This achievement which establishes the manufacturer as the first company in the world to achieve such a milestone, underscores BYD’s unwavering commitment to pioneering advancements in the electric vehicle industry.
BYD’s 6 Millionth New Energy Vehicle Rolled Off
Having surpassed the 5 millionth to the 6 millionth new energy vehicle in just three months, BYD’s rapid pace continues to establish new benchmarks in production and sales. The 6 millionth new energy vehicle, named BAO 5, a super hybrid hardcore SUV under BYD’s professional personalized sub-brand FANGCHENGBAO, was celebrated at a ceremony where representative employees shared the joy of this remarkable achievement.
The significant milestone comes in the backdrop of BYD’s most recent collaboration with Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate, John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH), to provide a wide range of cutting edge New Energy Vehicles (NEVs), ushering in a new era of economical, eco-conscious mobility solutions for the Sri Lankan market.
BYD is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions that reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. Its new energy vehicle footprint now covers 6 continents, over 70 countries and regions, and more than 400 cities. Listed in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company is known to be a Fortune Global 500 enterprise that furnishes innovations in pursuit of a greener world.
About BYD Auto
Founded in 2003, BYD Auto is the automotive subsidiary of BYD, a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Aiming to accelerate the green transition of the global transportation sector, BYD Auto focuses on developing pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company has mastered the core technologies of the entire industrial chain of new energy vehicles, such as batteries, electric motors, and electronic controllers. It has witnessed in recent years significant technological advancements, including the Blade Battery, DM-i Super Hybrid Technology, e Platform 3.0, CTB Technology, e⁴ Platform, BYD DiSus Intelligent Body Control System, and DMO super hybrid system. The company is the world’s first carmaker to stop the production of fossil-fueled vehicles on the EV shift and has remained top of new energy passenger vehicle sales in China for 10 years in a row.
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JKH, is the largest conglomerate listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange, operating with over 70 companies in 7 diverse industry sectors. With a history of over 150 years, John Keells Group provides careers to over 15,000 persons and has been ranked as Sri Lanka’s ‘Most Respected Entity’ for the last 18 Years by LMD magazine. JKH was ranked first for the third consecutive year in the ‘Transparency in Corporate Reporting Assessment’ by Transparency International Sri Lanka. Whilst being a full member of the World Economic Forum and a participant of the UN Global Compact, JKH drives its CSR vision of “Empowering the Nation for Tomorrow” through John Keells Foundation and through the social entrepreneurship initiative, ‘Plasticcycle’, which is a catalyst in significantly reducing plastic pollution in Sri Lanka.