Electric Bus introduction

The BYD Electric Bus is the first of its kind in service worldwide.Utilizing BYD's proprietary Iron- Phosphate battery, it meets roughtly 80% of urban transit needs with typical range of 155+ miles.
Communities around the world love BYD's electric bus as it quietly crusies past its noisy polluting competitors.

Feature and Performance

  • Environmentally-friendly, non-toxic,BYD Iron-Phosphate ("Fe" Battery) powered
  • High-efficiency, in-wheel traction motors allow for ultra-low floor loading options and simplified maintenance
  • Energy recovery and battery recharging through optimal Regenerative braking reduces brake component wear
  • Bi-directional AC Charging allows full charging from 0-100% SOC within 5 hours, the bus can be used as a mobile generator

Specifications Videos

Electric Bus Tour in US

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

BYD Motors, Inc. Announces its DBE Program Goal for FY2016

BYD Motors Inc. (BYD) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26. For the purpose of this DBE Program, BYD proposes to set its overall goal utilizing all information available to it, including information available in BYD’s area of manufacturing operation and comments received from the public in response to this notice.

BYD has set a goal of 4% participation in DOT-assisted contracts FY2016. This proposed goal and its methodology are available for public inspection during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. pacific standard time at BYD Motors’ office, 1800 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015 for 30 days following the date of this notice. BYD and the FTA will accept comments on the goal for 45 days from the date of this notice. The goal may be adjusted depending upon comments received.

Comments may be addressed to:

Attn: Greg Davis, DBE Liaison Officer

BYD Motors, Inc.

1800 South Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 748-3980

Attn: Ms. Britney Berry

Federal Transportation Administration

Office of Civil Rights

1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E.

Washington, DC 20590

(202) 366-1065