BYD aims to sell 15,000 electric cars in 2023

BYD also plans to expand its sales network and will increase its production capacity if required.

China-based BYD aims to sell 15,000 electric cars in India next year. To achieve its target, the company plans to expand its product portfolio by introducing a second EV and also increase the number of retail touchpoints. If required, BYD will also expand its production capacity which currently stands at 10,000 units per annum.

BYD currently offers the e6 MPV. Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior VP, Electric Passenger Vehicle Business, BYD India, stated that the company has dispatched about 530 units to date.

BYD is gearing up to launch the Atto 3 electric SUV in the Indian market later this month. It is expected to be assembled in India from semi-knocked down kits (SKD).

Powering the Atto 3 is a permanent magnet synchronous motor that develops 201 BHP and 310 Nm, which is said to propel the car from 0-100 km/h in 7.3 seconds. It is rumoured to come with the larger 60.48 kWh battery pack, which has a maximum claimed range of 420 km (WLTP cycle).

Source: ET Auto

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