BYD launched five vehicles in Tunisia: 3 EVs and 2 PHEVs

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On June 27, BYD officially launched three pure electric vehicles, namely, the BYD Tang, Dolphin, and Yuan Plus (also known as the BYD Atto 3); as well as two plug-in hybrid vehicles, namely, the BYD Song Plus DM-i and Destroyer 05 (also known as the BYD King locally) to the Tunisian market.

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At the launch conference, Huang Zhixue, General Manager of BYD Middle East and Africa Auto Sales Division said that BYD “strives to promote the transformation of automobile electrification in Tunisia and the entire African region.”

On July 1, BYD announced that it sold 341,658 vehicles in June, a year-on-year increase of 28.46%, bringing its annual cumulative sales to 1,613,000 vehicles. In particular, 145,200 pure electric vehicles were sold and 195,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles were sold. In addition, 27,000 new energy passenger vehicles were sold overseas in June. Furthermore, the BYD Dynasty and Ocean series sold a total of 324,838 vehicles in June, a year-on-year increase of 35%. In 2024, BYD targets to sell more than 4 million vehicles, with an export target of more than 500,000 vehicles.

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In 2021, BYD announced its overseas expansion plan. In the past year, BYD’s passenger car business unit has covered 19 countries including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, with a total of 250 stores opened, and successfully launched models such as the BYD Yuan Plus, Seal, Dolphin, and Song Plus EV. It is worth mentioning that the BYD Yuan Plus has been sold in more than 70 countries and has become the best-selling pure electric vehicle in countries including Sweden, New Zealand, Thailand, and Israel.

BYD at the Geneva Motor Show

Earlier this year on February 26, BYD unveiled eight new energy vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show, including the BYD Song Plus DM-i, which is called the BYD Seal U DM-i in the overseas market.

Source: BYD Weibo, 36kr

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