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Asian companies have a huge head start

Asian companies have a huge head start.

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Analysts predict a boom in electric fleets.

Out of more than 65,000 public buses plying U.S. roads today, just 300 are electric.

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Geely still hopeful of a deal, sources say.

Daimler told Geely it was still welcome to buy shares in the open market.

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This in spite of weak public interest, wavering government policy.

Companies acting now to prepare for the inevitable need.

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And that's not counting the 200,000 plug-in trucks and buses

China beat the US and Europe in plug-in vehicle sales last year, and is only going to lengthen its lead.

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It may seem out of the blue, but it makes more sense than you might think.

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VW announces joint-venture agreement with China-based Jianghuai.

A billion people. A billion EVs?

This is the first time Uber will use electric cars in the UK.

Charge, drive, repeat.

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The BYD deal is an admission that smartphones are no longer hot stuff.

Neither company is saying much about the new partnership, but the potential is huge.

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And this time, it's not just Buffett's BYD vs. Musk's Tesla.

Elon Musk and Warren Buffett are fighting over market share in Nevada's utilities market.

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The Chinese automaker is also building a new plant for buses and 'special-purpose vehicles.'

As BYD expands its manufacturing capacity, it wants to show us why its EVs are so great.

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BYD partners with other companies to create an 'EV ecosystem.'

BYD expects 150,000 sales in China in 2016, just launched two new all-electric sedans and has partnered with other companies to create an "EV ecosystem."

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BYD strong EV sales around the world don't quite translate to the US.

China-based BYD more than doubles its global plug-in vehicle sales and leapfrogs Tesla. When its cars will be sold in the US remains a big question mark.

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Best-Seller Likely To Be BYD Tang Electric SUV, With 75,000 Sales

BYD led the pack in China's electric vehicle sales in 2015, and will likely repeat this year as the country is on track to sell over 300,000 EVs in 2016.

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Tesla Model S Edging Nissan Leaf As Top-Selling Model

BYD is likely to be the world's biggest seller of plug-in vehicles this year.

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Company Says It Has Made More Than 5,000 Electric Buses

China-based bus maker wins 10 out of the state's 12 categories for plug-in bus service.

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Uber is working with BYD to lease the automaker's E6 five-door hatchback EV to the ridesharing drivers in Chicago, as part of the pilot program. The test already includes about 25 drivers and could grow to around 200.

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Chinese Automaker Could Add 6 GWh Every Year

BYD intends to add six gigawatt hours of battery production capacity each year. If demand keeps up, it could potentially be building enough to challenge the Tesla Gigafactory by 2020.

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Chinese automaker BYD starts pre-orders for its Tang plug-in hybrid SUV, which will sell for the equivalent of about $48,000 before government incentives are factored in.

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BYD has debuted a 60-foot electric bus at the American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston, TX. The Lancaster bus, as it is called, has a 120-passenger capacity and can drive over 170 miles on a single charge. The articulated bus features low floors and no steps, thanks to in-wheel hub motors. BYD also displayed a 40-foot electric bus that drove the 1,500 miles to the show under its own power (recharging along the way, of course). Read more in the press release below.

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