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BYD finally, quietly comes to America

China-based BYD Motors has set up operations, albeit on a small scale, in the city of Glendale, CA. For now, a handful of BYD employees are making use of some space adjacent to the showroom of Cars 911, a dealership located on Brand Boulevard in Glendale. The BYD team also services the fleet of F3DM plug-in hybrids that the Chinese automaker

China's BYD Auto slashes 2010 sales target by 25%

BYD E6 – Click above for high-res image gallery

BYD "hits a sticky patch" as company falls well short of production goals

2009 BYD F3DM – Click above for high-res image gallery

BYD decides to build North American headquarters in downtown Los Angeles

BYD e6 electric MPV – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: BYD still having technical troubles with plug-in cars

2009 BYD F3DM - Click above for high-res image gallery

Chinese plug-in hybrid, BYD F3DM, has sold just 80 copies in four months

If reports coming out of China are true, the BYD Dual Mode (range-extended) electric cars might not become the sales threat that some Chevy Volt fans fear. It's being claimed that the BYD F3DM has only sold 80 units since its December launch

The cheapest hybrid will be sold ... in China

We're no strangers to Chinese automaker BYD and its upcoming models of electric and hybrid cars. What's new is the claim that BYD is going to start selling the world's cheapest hybrid, with prices starting at just ¥100,000 (RNB) which is around $14,000 U.S. The model will be called BYD F3DM, with DB standing for Dual Mode, once it reaches the showrooms. BYD also announced a pot