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Netherlands • 2021-09-22

BYD Hits Major Milestone as the 1000th Tang SUV Sets Sail for Norway

· BYD, the world’s leading New Energy Vehicle supplier, ships its 1000th pure-electric Tang SUV to Norway hitting a new milestone.

· The BYD Tang receives excellent product feedback from customers and industry experts alike.

Rotterdam, Netherlands – BYD reaches another significant milestone in its 'electric journey' into the European passenger car market as its 1000th Tang SUV sets sail to Norway.

450 units of BYD Tang SUVs lined up at the Guangzhou Port

As the world's leading New Energy Vehicle (NEV) manufacturer and pioneer in battery technology, BYD has recently shipped another batch, this being a further 450 units to fulfil customer demand for its pure-electric Tang SUV. BYD is planning for 1500 Tang SUVs to be delivered to Norway before the end of the year.

This comes after the successful launch in Norway following an initial shipment of 100 BYD Tang SUVs in June. The first customer handover event in August was hosted by RSA, BYD's highly respected distributor in Norway. Through its 43 established dealers in key cities, RSA is providing sales, aftersales, parts and service support to BYD Tang customers throughout the country.

The pure-electric all-wheel-drive BYD Tang SUV

The exciting and stylish pure-electric all-wheel-drive Tang SUV features class-leading technology including its revolutionary 86.4kWh ultra-safe Blade Battery. Uncompromising in every way, from design to practicality and performance, the seven-seater Tang SUV has an unparalleled range of 528km (WLTP City) and 400km (WLTP combined) with an impressive acceleration of 0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds. Rapid charging from 30% to 80% battery capacity can be completed in just 30 minutes using a 110 kW DC charger. In addition, customer peace of mind is backed up by an 8-year / 160,000km extended battery warranty. The BYD Tang comes equipped with all-wheel-drive as standard to provide great performance and safety in all weather conditions.

The BYD Tang has been styled by the world-renowned European car designer, Wolfgang Egger, to create a vehicle that encompasses the needs of a discerning modern family. Featuring sleek and sporting lines, the Tang presents a high tech, premium, and spacious interior blended with both comfort and functionality.

450 units of BYD Tang SUVs set sail for Norway

"BYD's pursuit of the 'European dream' continues at a strategically important time when the sales of NEVs begin to surge in key markets across Europe. The timing couldn't be more perfect," commented Isbrand Ho, BYD Europe Managing Director. "We are delighted with the feedback we have been receiving following the launch of the Tang SUV in Norway, and this is just the start of our European journey. We strive to surpass customer expectations and the Tang is certainly achieving this. Customer satisfaction is, and always will be, our priority and we are dedicated to delivering an excellent service."

On a global level, BYD is one of the first manufacturers to produce one million new energy vehicles. BYD NEV sales ranked among the top 3 according to EV sales data from January to July 2021, and based on NEV sales in July alone, BYD returned to its top-ranking position. Four consecutive months of surging sales records underpin BYD's successful strategic deployment and the widespread acceptance of its products in the market.

The 1000th BYD Tang SUV ready for delivery from Guangzhou Port

With a presence in more than 300 cities across 50 countries and regions, BYD is striving to electrify all urban public transportation systems, to contribute to building low-carbon cities and bring a low-carbon lifestyle to people.

BYD is determined to make a difference to people's lives and benefit mankind through its technology and innovation. As a strategic trajectory, BYD will continually identify new energy solutions to provide a cleaner world for future generations.