BYD India Marks a Decade of Successful Electric Vehicle Journey in India


Reaffirming their dedication to the Indian market, BYD India, a branch of the globally renowned BYD, a pioneer in New Energy Vehicles (NEV) production, commemorated a decade of accomplishments in the Indian Electric Vehicle (EV) sector. This momentous milestone arrives within their impressive 16+ years of operational excellence. The company celebrates its 10-year milestone in India’s electric sector with an unwavering pledge to the Indian EV landscape, accompanied by a visionary pursuit of fostering sustainable advancement through state-of-the-art technological breakthroughs, aimed at enhancing lives.

Initiating its presence in India back in 2007, BYD embarked on its journey by establishing its electronics business before venturing into various other sectors. The pivotal juncture arrived on August 20, 2013, when BYD India inaugurated its foray into the realm of Electric Vehicles (EVs) with the introduction of its inaugural electric bus in Chennai. This landmark event not only marked the debut of India’s maiden all-electric bus in the automotive sector but also heralded the dawn of electrified public transportation across the nation.This historic occurrence underscored a significant turning point in India’s aspiration for environmentally conscious public transit, opening avenues for cleaner and more sustainable mobility solutions catering to the masses. As time progressed, BYD expanded its portfolio to encompass an array of products, ranging from electric passenger vehicles to e-buses, e-trucks, and e-forklifts. This diversification firmly solidified its stature as a burgeoning frontrunner within the landscape of India’s EV industry.

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Commemorating a decade of its Electric Vehicle (EV) odyssey in India, BYD India celebrated by inaugurating a new office in Gurugram, affirming its resolute dedication to the Indian market. Positioned strategically, this new establishment will function as a central nerve center for BYD’s multifaceted activities, groundbreaking advancements, and synergistic partnerships, thereby reinforcing the brand’s profound involvement with regional associates, patrons, and stakeholders.

Having successfully produced over 5 million New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) on a global scale, BYD has secured the distinction of being the foremost automaker to reach this remarkable achievement, culminating in an impressive mitigation of 38 billion kilograms of carbon emissions. In the context of India, the company has played a pivotal role in curbing environmental impact by facilitating a reduction of 274 million kilograms of CO2 emissions. This positive influence has been realized through the deployment of BYD’s electric passenger vehicles, electric forklifts, electric trucks, and electric buses—powered by the cutting-edge amalgamation of BYD’s battery, powertrain, and chassis technologies.A highlight among these accomplishments is the substantial mileage covered by BYD’s electric buses in India, collectively surpassing an impressive 126,883,681 kilometers. Notably, a singular bus has achieved an exceptional feat by traversing over 469,668 kilometers, emblematic of BYD’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of sustainable mobility.

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Within the realm of passenger vehicles, the BYD ATTO3 and the innovative All-New e6 have both emerged as frontrunners in the premium electric SUV (eSUV) and electric Multi-Purpose Vehicle (eMPV) segments. These notable successes serve as a testament to BYD India’s resolute dedication to the Indian market, underscored by a steadfast commitment to environmental consciousness and the adoption of sustainable approaches.

Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Sr Vice President – Electric Passenger Vehicle Business – BYD India said ,“BYD India is proud to celebrate a successful decade in the Indian EV industry as well as the inauguration of our new office in Gurugram. It is a testament to our mission of leveraging technological innovations to create a better life for people and the planet. We are proud to have played a key role in India’s EV revolution, and we remain committed to shaping a sustainable and electrifying future for the country. With a strong foundation built over the last 16+ years in India, BYD is poised to continue its transformative journey, creating value for customers, partners, and the environment. The company’s dedication to India is rooted in its belief in sustainable innovations that enrich lives and create a positive impact on society.”

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