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BYD and Hino Announce Joint Venture for Commercial Battery Electric Vehicles Development

BYD Hino Commercial BEV

BYD and Hino set up new company in China for commercial battery electric vehicles development.

BYD & Hino Joining Hands to Achieve Low-Carbon Societies

BYD Auto Industry Co.,Ltd and Hino Motors, Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement recently to set up a new company for commercial battery electric vehicles (BEVs) development.

This new venture is scheduled to be established within China in 2021, with BYD and Hino each making a 50 per cent capital investment. It will combine the strengths of both companies to develop BEVs and electric units and will aim to quickly implement the ideal products for customer needs, primarily in the Asian market. The venture plans to initially launch vehicles under the Hino brand in the first half of the 2020s.

BYD and Hino will work together to develop and spread the best-fit commercial BEVs for customers to achieve low-carbon societies.

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