Green from China: BYD's Plug-in Hybrids and Electric Cars

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byd electric car engine photo
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China's BYD has been turning lots of heads lately. They kind of came out of nowhere (until a few years ago they only made batteries, not cars) and challenged the big automakers with electric cars and plug-in hybrids that they claim will have competitive performance at lower prices.

In this slideshow we look at the F3DM plug-in hybrid, already on sale in China and coming to the US in 2011, the F6DM plug-in hybrid, and the E6 electric crossover car.

Photo credit: Michael Graham Richard/TreeHugger