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An EV maker you’ve never heard of is one of the best-selling brands

BYD is one of the top-selling brands.

You’ve heard of the big names in electric vehicles (EVs) such as Tesla, Lucid and Rivian. Those companies want to change the way we get from point A to B. However, there is another company that Tesla is not far from replacing the top dog. Enter BYD, China’s premier EV maker and best-selling brand.

What is BYD?

BYD is a major automaker based in Guangdong, China. The EV maker is China’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). In addition, the EV maker sold two of three of the best-performing ‘new energy’ vehicles in China in May, beating close rival NIO.