Pendragon to be lead dealer for Chinese BYD EVs in UK


Pendragon is in ‘superior discussions’ with Chinese language EV producer BYD, to be its UK launch companion.

The transfer is a part of a method to increase the brand new automobile enterprise within the UK.

“We’re excited to be in superior discussions with electrical car producer BYD to be their lead UK launch companion as they enter the market later this yr,” it mentioned yesterday revealing sturdy first half earnings.

BYD has its European HQ based mostly within the Netherlands. Final month it introduced that it was set to maneuver into key European markets.

The corporate has three pure EV passenger autos: the E-segment BYD Han, the BYD Tang, a zero-emission 7-seater household SUV and the “European styled” BYD Atto3, an electrical C-segment SUV.

BYD Han, BYD Tang and BYD Atto 3 shall be exhibited at this yr’s Paris Motor Present in October. The group launched in Norway final yr.

Michael Shu, normal supervisor and Managing Director, BYD Europe and Worldwide Cooperation Division, mentioned: “We’re excited to convey the BYD model, and our newest passenger automobile improvements outfitted with world-leading expertise to prospects in Europe.

“We’re trying ahead to growing relationships with European seller companions at this momentous time to convey prospects modern, sustainable options and localised complete assist, from gross sales to aftersales providers.

“To be a part of this prestigious worldwide occasion for the automotive trade supplies the proper launchpad for us to showcase our eMobility options in Europe. It additionally underpins our dedication to sustainability on this sector, in step with our assist for the Cool the Earth by 1℃ world initiative.”Pendragon in superior


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