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BYD Emerges as Global Leader in Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Sales in 2023

In a striking leap forward, Chinese automaker BYD has set a new benchmark in the electric vehicle industry. In 2023, BYD sold an astonishing 3,024,417 electrified vehicles, a mix of fully electric and plug-in hybrids, marking a 62.3% increase from the previous year. This record-breaking achievement not only underscores BYD’s promise fulfillment but also signifies its burgeoning influence in the global automotive landscape.

BYD’s Electrified Models Reach New Heights

Throughout 2023, BYD ambitiously aimed to sell “around 3 million rechargeable vehicles.” As the year concluded, the results were clear: the Shenzhen-based giant exceeded its target, selling precisely 3,024,417 new energy vehicles. This milestone represents an all-time high, with no other manufacturer previously reaching such electrified vehicle sales volumes. The increase is particularly notable from 2022, when 1,863,494 electrified units were sold. Overall, BYD produced 3,045,231 units in 2023, a 62.2% jump from the previous year.

A Surge in Electric Vehicle Sales

A closer look at the sales figures reveals a significant trend: fully electric vehicles (EVs) have seen the most substantial growth. In 2023, BYD sold 1,574,822 fully electric models, a robust 72.8% year-on-year increase. This segment accounted for 52.3% of BYD’s total sales, reflecting a growing consumer preference for purely electric mobility.

Plug-In Hybrids Also on the Rise

BYD’s plug-in hybrid models also witnessed impressive growth, with 1,438,084 units sold, marking a 52% increase from 2022. Moreover, BYD’s success extended beyond domestic markets. The company experienced a dramatic 334% increase in export sales, selling 242,766 vehicles outside China in 2023.

In summary, 2023 was a landmark year for BYD, firmly establishing it as a dominant force in the global automotive industry. The company’s achievement in surpassing its ambitious goal of selling 3 million electrified vehicles, initially met with skepticism, is now a celebrated reality. Under the leadership of Wang Chuanfu, BYD has not only achieved impressive sales but has also recognized its Chinese dealerships in celebration of this significant milestone.

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Firas NAVARRO
Firas NAVARROhttps://evchargingmag.com
Firas is a Daily News Writer. He's been captivated by the world of electric mobility, the automotive industry, and technology for years. His days are filled with the exploration of news and prominent trends in electric vehicles. Market analysis and the ever-evolving future of EVs hold a special place in his heart. πŸš—πŸ”‹πŸŒ #EVEnthusiast
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