BYD India has launched an electric Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) e6 at the price of ₹29.6 lakh (ex-showroom). The MPV will be sold for the Indian B2B segment.
BYD has been there in the country since 2007 and is based out of Chennai. It has 2 facilities in the country. The company manufactures e-buses, e-trucks, battery energy storage, solar panels, and more.
Electric MPV e6 is rechargeable with both AC and DC fast charging units. In a time span of half an hour, the vehicle can be charged from 30%-80%. With 71.7 kWh Blade Battery and single charge, the car can run 520 km in the city with a maximum speed of 130 kmph.
Ketsu Zhang, the executive director, BYD India, said, “We are delighted to launch the new e6 to achieve India’s electric revolution goals with our premium green technology. We believe this could be a perfect and strategic time for BYD India to surge in key markets across India. We strive to surpass local customer’s expectations and I’m confident that the new e6 and more product portfolio in the future will certainly achieve this.”
Shrirang Joshi, Sales Head of Electric Passenger Vehicle of BYD India, said, “We are extremely happy to finally bring our globally tested all-new e6 to the Indian market. Focusing on safety, reliability, interior space as well as economic viability, we feel that the All-New e6 will be a hit in the Indian B2B market.”
Joshi added, “With some of the best-in-class features both in terms of driving comfort and interior features. The total cost of ownership will tremendously benefit our customers and the segment, overall. Thrilled to be a part of India’s EV revolution, we will roll out more product ranges in the future.”
The new electric MPV e6 will be available in Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Vijayawada, and Hyderabad at the above-mentioned price with a 7kW charger.
The BYD e6 comes with a 3-year warranty, a battery cell with an 8-year warranty, and a 8-year traction motor warranty.