BYD, which was founded in 1995, is the world’s largest manufacturer of consumer and commercial/industrial electric vehicles, and has been for the last three years on the trot. Last year, BYD sold over 113,000 EVs worldwide and there are meanwhile nearly 40,000 BYD electric buses on the road across the globe. BYD employs over 20,000 engineers worldwide, who work tirelessly to make the world a better place.
At the heart of BYD’s technology are their batteries. BYD, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rechargeable batteries, develops and makes batteries for countless different uses, ranging from mobile phones and laptops to large-scale grid-connected energy storage systems. BYD’s non-toxic iron phosphate battery chemistry makes their batteries the safest option available on the market today.
BYD is a listed company and 80% of its shares are held by US investors. With an 8% stake in the company, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway is the largest shareholder.