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China's BYD struggles with electric-car efforts

The auto and battery maker's profit warning and ensuing stock drop have put a spotlight on the company's strategy and on Warren Buffett, who invested in the company in 2009.

By 24 August 2011


Warren Buffett tours BYD's clean car tech

Billionaire investor, who owns a 10 percent stake in BYD, is touring the Chinese company's sites and attending a ceremony marking the sale of its millionth car.

By 27 September 2010


Daimler, China's BYD partnering on electric cars

German automaker and China's leading battery manufacturer announce joint venture to create new brand of electric cars.

By 28 May 2010


Electric car maker BYD to charge into home energy

Chinese battery company plans to parlay the growth of electric vehicles into home energy systems that include car charging, solar panels, and batteries.

By 27 April 2010


China's BYD to bring electric cars to U.S. in 2010

The electric car company, part-owned by Warren Buffet, plans to enter the U.S. market next year and test an all-electric sedan aimed at raising brand awareness.

By 25 August 2009


Buffett-backed EV car maker set to enter U.S. in '12

BYD, the Chinese car maker backed by investor Warren Buffett, plans to enter the mass U.S. auto market with its e6 electric model in about a year.

By 12 January 2011


BYD to provide energy storage solution for LA

BYD, a China-based electric car manufacturer, is wading into U.S. energy market and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power to provide storage for its renewable energy sources.

By 17 September 2010


Chinese firm to invest billions in solar battery plant

BYD, which is 10 percent owned by U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, plans to spend $3.3 billion to build China's largest solar battery plant.

By 24 January 2010


BYD may supply VW with batteries for plug-ins

Volkswagen may be late to the gate with hybrids and electric cars, but its recent partnership with Chinese automaker and lithium ion battery producer BYD shows that the German car company is a serious contender in the race to supply the masses with an ele

By 29 May 2009


Made in China: A plug-in hybrid for the masses

BYD Auto begins selling first mass-produced plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in China.

By 20 December 2008