BYD

New BYD Seal U plug-in hybrid SUV is headed for UK shores
BYD Seal U PHEV - Geneva front
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New BYD Seal U plug-in hybrid SUV is headed for UK shores

BYD’s first plug-in hybrid offered in the UK will take on big sellers like Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Qashqai
27 Feb 2024
New BYD Atto 2 compact electric SUV could be headed to UK
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New BYD Atto 2 compact electric SUV could be headed to UK

Launching in China soon as the BYD Yuan Up, this new all-electric crossover could be a potential rival to MINI Aceman and Volvo EX30
5 Feb 2024
‘BYD is rubbing salt into Tesla’s wounds’
Opinion - BYD
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‘BYD is rubbing salt into Tesla’s wounds’

Mike Rutherford thinks BYD’s superb start to 2024 is part of the reason Tesla’s market valuation has plummeted
28 Jan 2024
Best electric cars to buy 2024
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Best electric cars to buy 2024

With more and more electric cars coming to market, these are the models that should be on your shortlist if you’re looking to switch…
23 Jan 2024
New BYD Seal U 2024 review: should be a hit if the price is right
BYD Seal U - front action
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New BYD Seal U 2024 review: should be a hit if the price is right

We drive the new BYD Seal U in China ahead of its arrival in the UK and Europe later this year
22 Jan 2024
Cheapest electric cars on sale 2024
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Cheapest electric cars on sale 2024

Electric cars are often dismissed for being too expensive, so we've put together a list of the ten cheapest electric cars money can buy
3 Jan 2024
BYD is coming: Chinese EV maker to expand European operations with new factory
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BYD is coming: Chinese EV maker to expand European operations with new factory

Hungary will be BYD's “centre of European production”
22 Dec 2023

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Best cheap company cars 2024

These are the best company cars for a limited budget
19 Dec 2023
BYD Atto 3 review
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BYD Atto 3 review

New kid on the block BYD has hit the ground running with its all-electric family SUV, combining quirky design with a comfortable ride in the Atto 3
5 Dec 2023
BYD Atto 3 Design long-term test: a great first effort
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Long-term tests

BYD Atto 3 Design long-term test: a great first effort

Final report: a big thumbs-up for BYD after living with it for six months
4 Dec 2023
Peugeot E-2008 vs BYD Atto 3: family-friendly electric SUVs fight it out
BYD Atto 3 chasing Peugeot E-2008 - front
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Peugeot E-2008 vs BYD Atto 3: family-friendly electric SUVs fight it out

The revised Peugeot E-2008 offers more range than before, but has it progressed enough to beat the BYD Atto 3?
18 Nov 2023
New BYD Seal 2023 review: a high quality EV that's great to drive
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New BYD Seal 2023 review: a high quality EV that's great to drive

The all-electric BYD Seal has arrived in the UK to rival the Tesla Model 3 and Hyundai Ioniq 6
16 Nov 2023
KG Mobility gets green light to use BYD batteries
KG Mobility electric pick-up truck on display at motor show
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KG Mobility gets green light to use BYD batteries

Battery supplier boost for KG Mobility, the brand formerly known as SsangYong
3 Nov 2023
Deal of the Day: four years’ free charging and a BYD Dolphin for £334 a month
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Deal of the Day: four years’ free charging and a BYD Dolphin for £334 a month

The award winning BYD Dolphin looks decent value on £334 lease and great value with four years of free charging thrown in. 
20 Oct 2023
New BYD Dolphin UK review
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New BYD Dolphin UK review

Not a thrilling drive but otherwise the BYD Dolphin a thoroughly well resolved small electric car package that doesn’t feel cheap, but is
14 Sep 2023
Munich Motor Show 2023: news round-up and all the new cars
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Munich Motor Show 2023: news round-up and all the new cars

This year's Munich Motor Show saw big reveals from BMW, Cupra, Mercedes, MINI, Renault, Tesla and Volkswagen
6 Sep 2023
New BYD Seal U SUV set for UK launch as a plug-in hybrid
BYD Seal U Munich - front
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New BYD Seal U SUV set for UK launch as a plug-in hybrid

The range of BYD models available to UK customers will grow again with the Seal U arriving early next year in plug-in hybrid form. Pure EV versions wi…
5 Sep 2023
BYD to drop ‘Build your dreams’ badging
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BYD to drop ‘Build your dreams’ badging

BYD has reacted to customer feedback and will drop the controversial ‘Build your dreams’ badging from the rear of the Atto 3 and Seal, but it will rem…
30 Aug 2023
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Best small electric cars to buy

There are electric superminis and hatchbacks cropping up everywhere these days, but these are our favourite small electric cars on sale right now…
25 Aug 2023
'BYD is here to disrupt the EV market, and that’s a good thing'
Opinion - BYD
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'BYD is here to disrupt the EV market, and that’s a good thing'

Mike Rutherford thinks that BYD’s low-cost electric cars could spell the beginning of the end for its pricey, well-established rivals
2 Jul 2023
New BYD Dolphin electric hatch starts from £25,490
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New BYD Dolphin electric hatch starts from £25,490

BYD’s upcoming hatchback is aimed at budget EV sector
19 Jun 2023
BYD Atto 3 vs Kia Niro EV 3: 2023 twin test review
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BYD Atto 3 vs Kia Niro EV 3: 2023 twin test review

The BYD Atto 3 is the first of a new wave of Chinese EVs - can it beat the already established Kia Niro?
20 May 2023
“BYD overtaking VW in China signals a tectonic shift in the global car industry”
Opinion - BYD
Opinion

“BYD overtaking VW in China signals a tectonic shift in the global car industry”

Dr Andy Palmer sees the dramatic rise of BYD as just the start of huge, China-driven change on the car manufacturing scene
28 Apr 2023
New BYD Seal: UK specs announced ahead of 2023 launch
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New BYD Seal: UK specs announced ahead of 2023 launch

The Seal is a new electric family saloon with up to 523bhp and UK deliveries are due before the end of 2023
12 Apr 2023
New BYD Atto 3 first drive review
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New BYD Atto 3 first drive review

The influx of Chinese cars onto the UK market is about to gather pace and the BYD Atto 3 promises much for UK buyers…
22 Mar 2023
“You could get a BYD on your driveway before a VW”
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“You could get a BYD on your driveway before a VW”

Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler is excited by the new wave of upstarts - such as BYD and Ora - that are on their way to the UK
31 Aug 2022
BYD is coming: Chinese electric car brand confirms 2022 UK launch
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BYD is coming: Chinese electric car brand confirms 2022 UK launch

BYD’s Atto 3 electric SUV will be offered for sale in UK dealers by late autumn, with first deliveries before the end of the year
25 Aug 2022
New BYD Han EV set for European launch
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New BYD Han EV set for European launch

The Chinese-built, all-electric saloon rivals the Tesla Model 3, with a maximum claimed range of 376 miles
13 May 2020