Posts Tagged ‘BYD’

BYD's Bid to Break the Chinese Mold

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
BYD F3 DM Hybrid

Chinese car makers have come in for a lot of stick in their attempts to export to Europe. Quality, in general, remains at best suspect — and at worst, downright dangerous, judging by high-profile failed crash tests of Landwind and Brilliance cars.

And then there's the issue of design piracy — a number of obvious copies of other automakers' cars have controversially been shown at shows, with some automakers mobilizing their lawyers as a result.

But the Geneva Show saw the European debut of the Chinese automaker that might just make a breakthrough. (more…)