March 2017: BYD was ranked 43rd position in the BrandZ™ Top100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands 2017, topping the Automotive category, becoming the only automaker appearing in the Top 20 Brand Value Increase, with its brand value increasing by 14 percent to USD 1.79 billion.


January 2016: BYD awarded the Large Corporation category of UAE’s Zayed Future Energy Prize for its zero emission energy ecosystems, the only Chinese company honored for this.
October 2016: BYD was selected as one of the Most Admired Chinese Companies by Fortune China.


The BYD Tang SUV is Available for Pre-orders.
BYD's ebus break through into Scandinavian market.
BYD Becomes First Chinese Auto Company to Penetrate Japanese Market.
Thai Loxley and Chinese BYD Bring Electrified Transportation into Thailand.
BYD secures important Nottingham bus tender.
BYD's pure electric bus fleet on Schiermonnikoog judged No.1 in the Netherlands.
BYD achieved a big order of 60 electric buses from the USA.


BYD's Chuanfu Wang was awarded Zayed Future Energy Prize.
BYD collaborated with I2R on autonomous vehicle research.
Southeast Asia's largest zero-emissions electric bus order was awarded to BYD.
BYD e6 taxies were put into operation in London.
Nanjing transformed public transport fleet with more than 1,000 BYD ebuses and etaxis.
BYD was ranked 5th Nationally for Patent Acquisition in 2013.
City of Dalian placed order for 1,200 BYD electric buses.
BYD's QIN was announced "China's Q1-2014 Best-Selling Electric Vehicle".
First Mega-Watt scale PV solar-electric plant was built in Rwanda.
BYD announces first factory in Brazil.
BYD major supporter of 'Brand New China' initiative
BYD's Green Tech runs into Rio+20.
BYD and ABB form global alliance in energy storage solutions for a better world.
BYD receives Inovacidade Award.
BYD named as LowCVP Low Carbon Champion.
BYD unveils world's largest battery electric vehicle.
BYD brings world leading pure electric taxi to Brussels.
Denza, the pure electric car from BYD and Daimler Joint venture was launched in China.


BYD received EC Whole Vehicle Type Approval for its pure electric bus.
BYD delivered 500 e6 pure electric police vehicles to Shenzhen Public Security Bureau.
BYD built ebus plant in Lancaster, CA, America.
BYD released the IQS of vehicles and the core components for the third quarter of 2012.
BYD started Hong Kong’s first pure-electric taxis service, revolutionizing public transport.
Los Angeles Metro purchased its first electric buses from BYD for county transit riders.
Bogotá launched the largest all-electric taxi fleet by BYD in South America.
BYD's F5 Suri achieved 5 stars in China-NCAP, a new record for a Chinese brand.
BYD's innovative ebus has been given a coveted award: Ecology Label by the European Coach and Bus Week at Busworld 2013
BYD has been named "2013 Crash Test Facility of the Year" by Automotive Testing Technology International.
BYD was recognized by World Intellectual Property Organization for industry leading innovation.
BYD and Strata Solar finalized 160 MW solar panel and battery deal for 2014.


BYD won the public electric city bus tender in the Netherland.
BYD and Bulmineral Ltd signed an agreement to create a 50:50 joint venture company, named Auto Group Motors, to produce electric buses in Europe.


BYD’s G3R hit the market.
Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Ltd., the joint venture by Daimler AG and BYD, received business license.
BYD’s S6 hit the market.
BYD North American Headquarters was established in Los Angeles.
BYD 50kw energy storage unit was formally put into operation in the EPRI (American Electric Power Academy of Sciences).
BYD F3DM hit the Shanghai market.
BYD Hong Kong Science Park was established for electric car research.
BYD delivered 250 e6-taxi and 200 BYD ebus to the Universiade Shenzhen 2011.
BYD Indonesia office was formally established.
BYD’s G6 hit the market.
BYD ebus started service in the city of Xi’an and Changsha, China.
BYD and Greek electric power company Energa signed purchase contracts.


BYD acquired Japanese mold factory from Ogihara Corp.
Daimler AG and BYD signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop electric vehicles for China.
BYD’s first multi-purpose vehicle the M6 hit the market.
BYD L3 hit the market.
BYD ebus came off the production line.


BYD's first multi-purpose vehicle the M6 was unveiled at the 13th Shanghai International Vehicle Exhibition.
BYD e6 and several other vehicles were displayed at Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting.
BYD Auto Changsha Project started.
BYD G3 hit the market.
The contract signing ceremony of BYD Shaoguan Production Base Project was held in Shaoguan, Guangdong Province.


BYD Finland Oy was founded.
BYD F6 hit the market.
BYD F0 hit the market.
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co, a unit of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., took an approximately 10% stake by buying 225,000,000 new H shares issued by Hong Kong-listed BYD at HK$8.00 (US$1.03) per share. The total value of the investment was approximately HK$1.8 billion or US$230 million.
BYD purchased the SinoMOS Semiconductor (Ningbo) Inc. with approximately RMB200 million.
BYD Solar Battery Project opening ceremony was held in Shangluo, Shaanxi.
BYD Shangluo Base was founded.
BYD F3DM, the world's first dual mode electric car independent of specialized charging stations, hit the market in Shenzhen.


BYD Electronics India Private Limited was founded.
BYD F3R hit the market.
First Business Sedan - F6 released in Shenzhen Pingshan Plant.
BYD Electronics Romania S.R.L was founded.
BYD Electronic Co., Ltd (SEHK: 0285.HK) was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Main Board.


BYD first electric car powered by Fe-battery, the F3e, was successfully developed.
BYD Denmark ApS was founded.
BYD Hungary Kft. was founded.


The first F3 came off the production line.
BYD Japan Co., Ltd. was founded.


BYD Baolong Plant was set up.


BYD Co., Ltd. purchased Tsinchuan Automobile Company Limited (now BYD Auto Company Limited).
Assets reorganized with Beijing Jichi Auto Mould, BYD Beijing Plant was built and Beijing BYD Mould Co., Ltd. was founded.
BYD Xi'an Plant was built.


BYD Co., Ltd. became the first Li-ion battery supplier to Nokia.
BYD Co., Ltd. received QS-9000 certification.
BYD Co., Ltd. listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Main Board (Stock Code: 1211.HK) with the highest issue price among the 54 H-share stocks in Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
BYD Shanghai Plant was build and Shanghai BYD Co., Ltd. was founded.
BYD Lithium Battery Co., Ltd. received "Motorola Excellent Supplier Award".


BYD Korea Office was founded.


BYD received UL certification.
BYD became the first Li-ion battery supplier to Motorola.
BYD received ISO14001:1996 certification.


BYD (HK) Co., Ltd. was founded.
BYD Shenzhen Kuichong Plant was set up and put into commission.
BYD America Corp. was founded.


BYD received ISO9001 certification.
BYD Europe B.V. was founded.


BYD Co., Ltd. began manufacturing Li-ion battery.


BYD received ISO9002 certification.


BYD Co., Ltd. was founded, with capital of RMB2.5 million and 20 members.