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About BYD

BYD (SZSE: 01211) manufactures and supplies rechargeable batteries. The company's batteries are used in passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, consumer electronic products, and more. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Shenzhen, China.

Headquarters Location

3009 BYD Road Pingshan New District

Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518118,





Research containing BYD

Get data-driven expert analysis from the CB Insights Intelligence Unit.

CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned BYD in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Oct 27, 2021.

Expert Collections containing BYD

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

BYD is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Auto Tech.


Auto Tech

3,516 items

Companies working on automotive technology, which includes vehicle connectivity, autonomous driving technology, and electric vehicle technology. This includes EV manufacturers, autonomous driving developers, and companies supporting the rise of the software-defined vehicles.


Energy Storage

1,238 items

Companies in the Energy Storage space, including those developing and manufacturing energy storage solutions such as lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and related software for battery management.

BYD Patents

BYD has filed 1162 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • battery electric cars
  • electric cars
  • rechargeable batteries
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Related Topics




Battery electric cars, Rechargeable batteries, Lithium-ion batteries, Electric vehicle battery manufacturers, Vacuum tubes


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Related Topics

Battery electric cars, Rechargeable batteries, Lithium-ion batteries, Electric vehicle battery manufacturers, Vacuum tubes



Latest BYD News

Hong Kong Viable Stocks – BYD Company, Anta Sports Products

Sep 13, 2023

BYD Company is scaling upwards further after breaching the HKD255 resistance on high volume. RHB Retail Research, in a note today (Sept 13), said after a bullish breakout, the stock has printed a fresh “higher high”. This, with the pick-up in trading volume, indicates that a strong bullish momentum is underway – this should propel […]

BYD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was BYD founded?

    BYD was founded in 1995.

  • Where is BYD's headquarters?

    BYD's headquarters is located at 3009 BYD Road, Shenzhen.

  • What is BYD's latest funding round?

    BYD's latest funding round is PIPE.

  • Who are the investors of BYD?

    Investors of BYD include Hillhouse Capital Management.

  • Who are BYD's competitors?

    Competitors of BYD include Aptera, Orange EV, ElevenEs, Karma Automotive, Ioxus and 7 more.


Compare BYD to Competitors

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Karma Automotive

Karma Automotive is a producer of luxury electric vehicles, operating in the automotive industry. The company offers electric vehicles that provide a luxury experience, with a focus on leading technology. Their products range from extended-range series hybrid electric vehicles to their first-ever all-electric vehicle. It was founded in 2007 and is based in Newport Beach, California.

Persu Mobility

Formerly known as Venture Vehicle, Persu Mobility is developing a three-wheeled Urban Life Vehicle (ULV) which is energy-efficient.

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Aptera specializes in solar electric vehicle manufacturing. The company offers solar vehicles which are two-seat, and three-wheeled vehicles. Aptera was founded in 2006 and is based in Carlsbad, California.

Ioxus Logo

Ioxus is a company that focuses on the clean tech industry, specifically in the manufacturing of ultracapacitors and hybrid capacitors. The company's main offerings include energy storage solutions that are used in a variety of applications such as transportation, industrial, and power grid applications. These products are designed to provide reliable energy storage for hybrid cars, buses, rail, wind turbines, LED lighting, and medical applications. It was founded in 2007 and is based in Oneonta, New York.

Lion Cells

Lion Cells develops battery technologies.

Amperex Technology

Amperex Technology Limited aims to be a premier energy solution provider for mobile devices. ATL is currently manufacturing Lithium Ion Polymer (LIP) battery cells in China. Per Amperex, LIP Battery is a key component in devices spanning from smart card, wrist watch, Bluetooth, MP3 and MP4 through mobile phone, PDA, Portable DVD player, Notebook PC to power tools, E-bike, scooters, UPS, HEV and EV.


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