Buf­fett-backed BYD set to boost US elec­tric bus sales

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - BUSINESS DIGEST -

BYD Co, the War­ren Buf­fett-backed Chi­nese auto-and-bat­tery maker, is seek­ing to in­crease over­seas sales of its elec­tric bus as bil­lion­aire founder Wang Chuanfu pre­dicts a “sec­ond take­off” for the com­pany this year. Shen­zhen-based BYD has signed con­tracts this year to sup­ply a to­tal of 35 K9 elec­tric buses to Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia and Los An­ge­les for use in pub­lic trans­porta­tion. It also won an or­der in the Nether­lands, and be­gan tri­als in Poland and Canada.

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