BYD, which had already revealed details of its petrol electic hybrid hatchback, the also unveiled a new people carrier, called the , and a supermini called the FO. Chinese manufacturer BYD targets Generation Y with its minicompact FO. The FO gets a 1.3-litre 12v engine, a sequential gearbox, and a top speed of 93mph.
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As the latest star in a rapidly expanding portfolio of green, high-tech products, the all-new BYD e6 electric vehicle is being unveiled at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The five-passenger e6 will be marketed as a family-oriented crossover vehicle. The pure-electric e6 features BYD’s revolutionary battery technology – what we call the Fe battery. The range per charge is expected to be a remarkable 249mi (400km). Performance is surprisingly brisk, with 0-60mph (0-100km/h) acceleration in less than 8 seconds and a projected top speed of 100mph (160km/h)
BYD Auto will introduce several important new models that represent the company’s strategic vision of “green tech for tomorrow,” including the electric crossover vehicle and the F3DM sedan, the first production plug-in hybrid vehicle. BYD executives will provide details about the company’s advanced Fe lithium-iron battery and its new Dual Mode (DM) plug-in hybrid system. BYD Auto President Wang Chuanfu will be joined at the press conference by David Sokol, chairman of MidAmerican Energy Holdings