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.
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.
Premiering at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, the vehicles join the Chinese carmaker's plug-in hybrid sedan, currently being tested by the LA Housing Authority.
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.
German automaker and China's leading battery manufacturer announce joint venture to create new brand of electric cars.
Automotive News reports on Chinese automaker BYD's plans for an electric car.
Chinese battery company plans to parlay the growth of electric vehicles into home energy systems that include car charging, solar panels, and batteries.
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.
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
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.