BYD (Build Your Dreams) has officially entered into the electric vehicle market by debuting two new electric vehicles (EVs) by the name T3 pure electric passenger MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) and the T3 pure electric commercial logistics minivan.
The BYD is a subsidiary of the BYD Group, China. Both the BYD electric vans have been equipped with the brand’s proprietary battery technology that has been proven safe as well as reliable by the company’s 11 years of track record. The brand is also looking out for local Nepalese partners for extending their portfolio of electric vehicles in the country.
Commenting on the launch of two new EVs in the market, Liu Xueliang, Managing Director of BYD stated – “In the past few years, with the support of the government and our local partners, BYD has realized the local design, R&D, manufacturing of electric buses, and established battery manufacturing facilities here. We are also the first OEM in the country to export e-buses to overseas markets. Our pure electric buses have cemented their position as a market leader in the Nepalese e-bus segment.”
“Seeing the huge potential of India’s EV market, BYD is responding to call to promote the local market and make Nepal a global hub for EVs, and so today we are proud to announce that BYD is moving toward its next step in Nepal. We are delighted to launch the all-new pure electric T3 MPV and T3 minivan and are confident that our products will set a benchmark in the electric van segment. We always strive to bring the most advanced and cleanest technology into the market and better serve our local customers.”
Coming to the premium features available on the T3 MPV and T3 Minivan, both the EVs have been equipped with a music system with Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry system in addition to push-button engine start and stop system.
The safety of the EVs is further enhanced by a reverse parking camera and sensors in addition to standard safety features like ABS with EBD, Electronic Parking Brake (EPB), braking override and more. The brand has also equipped the electric vehicles with Controller Area Network (CAN) bus communication system that allows better management in addition to offering improved mileage and saving energy.
Coming to the batteries, both the T3 MPV and T3 Minivan requires 1.5 hours for a full charge using a DC charger. The EVs are known to cover a distance of 300 km with a fully charged battery. BYD’s cutting-edge technology allows EVs to save consumption when compared to traditional fuel vehicles. The brand has not yet revealed the price range of both cars.