BYD introduces Blade Tech into European market
BYD (HKG:1211) has introduced its revolutionary blade battery into the European market for the first time. The Blade was first launched last year in the BYD Han sedan, which is the third best-selling vehicle in China in 2021 and was the ninth best-seller in its year of launch in 2020. Buyers like its US$33,000 cost, 77kWh LFP battery and 605km NEDC range (c.400km in the real world). The BYD Tang SUV has launched in Norway and is expected to be rolled out elsewhere in Europe. The Blade battery has impressive longevity, with an expected 3,000 charge/discharge cycles giving it c.1.2m...