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BYD Pips SAIC, VW to Become World’s No. 2 EV Seller – Nikkei

Tesla, the world’s largest seller of EVs last year, maintained its lead in the first six months of this year despite running into a few hurdles, the report said


China's BYD Japan plans
BYD debuted three EV models for Japan in July. Photo: Reuters.

 

China’s BYD overtook domestic rival SAIC Motor and Volkswagen to become the world’s No-2 seller of electric vehicles (EVs) behind Tesla in January to June this year, Nikkei reported, citing data from researcher MarkLines and carmakers.

Tesla, the world’s largest seller of EVs last year, maintained its lead in the first six months of this year despite running into a few hurdles, the report added.

Read the full report: Nikkei Asia.

 

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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