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BYD India has opened its first electric car showroom for passenger vehicles at Ernakulam. EVM Southcoast, Kochi will manage the dealership.
EVM Southcoast will offer consumers in Kerala direct access to pure electric vehicles from BYD. EVM Southcoast is a market leader and has coverage in all of the surrounding regions.
According to the company, the showroom features well-trained technicians as well as complete facilities such as service bays and customer lounges. The showroom is 2500 square feet in size and offers a relaxing lounge area for customers.
Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business, BYD India, said, “Starting from Kochi, we are getting closer to our target customers and are delighted to inaugurate our first showroom in the country with EVM Southcoast. We hope that our customized products and services will spur and accelerate green initiatives in the region.”
Shrirang Joshi, National Sales Head of Electric Passenger Vehicles Business of BYD India, said, “Kochi has immense potential for premium passenger cars and we strongly believe that BYD will be the main contributor to EV adoption in the EPV segments in Kerala”.
Thejus Xavier, Director of EVM Southcoast BYD, said, “With joint efforts, we will introduce more new energy models to the local market and promote a low-carbon lifestyle.”
India’s EV penetration rate has reached 1% as of January 2022. BYD, along with its partners, has entered India to pursue the goal of zero emissions by 2070.