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First Mass Produced Plug-in Hybrid Hits the Market. In China

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

BYD F3DM Plug-In Hybrid Gasoline/Electric Car

BYD F3DM Plug-In Hybrid Gasoline/Electric Car

It has a peculiar name, rather unremarkable appearance and humble origins but it gives its manufacturer an invaluable edge against all the big names in the auto industry: real-world experience in marketing, production, operation and servicing of a plug-in hybrid vehicle. It may end up being difficult or even frustrating experience but it puts appropriately name Chinese company BYD (which stands for “Build Your Dream”) ahead in the race to build an affordable car that can make use of the energy from the power grid, some of which is already produced from sustainable sources. Read on for more details! (more…)