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The fable of BYD¡¯s EV

– by Xu Yangfan It was but a remote blueprint five years ago when Wang Chuanfu declared that BYD would replace the thousands of taxi cabs in Shenzhen with an electric vehicle “that drives 350 km on a full charge.”  Wang recently renewed his vision with the announcement that BYD’s dual

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Dual Mode: An industrial revolution?

– by Guan Xuejun On October 10, 2008, a week after Warren Buffett, king of the stock market, became one of its shareholders, BYD bought Zhongwei Wafer Co., a semiconductor manufacturer based in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, with close to ¥200 million ($29 million). This is BYD’s first major acquisition after it

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