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 BYTON ELECTRIC CAR STRATEGY

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wattEV2buy explores the BYTON electric car strategy. List BYTON EV models, news, and sales as it vies for a position in the fast-growing EV market. BYTON is a start-up created by Future Mobility, the brainchild of Pony Ma the co-founder of Chinese Social Media giant Tencent. Future Mobility and co-founder Daniel Kirchert, an ex BMW and Nissan exec, launched Byton on the 7th September 2017 with the intent to launch its first vehicle to market by 2019 in China. Byton targets to have three EVs by 2022 which will include a 7-seat MPV and a sedan with its first EV, a Crossover, launched during the CES in Vegas January 2018.

The BYTON electric car strategy is to make connected, fun and easy to drive cars it labels as SIVs (Smart Intuitive Vehicles). All Byton EV models will have drivetrains with a range over 300 miles (500km), fast charging to compete with combustion vehicles and have autonomous capabilities.

The company is headquartered in Qixia District, Nanking with sales offices in Shanghai and representative offices in Beijing and Hong Kong. Byton’s development and research offices are in Santa Clara California with its design studio in Munich.

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BYTON EV MODELS

BYTON CONCEPT

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BYTON EV SALES

Go to our detailed breakdown of Global EV Sales to see how the Byton electric car strategy fares to its competitors in the fast-growing EV market.

GLOBAL EV SALES

THE BYTON ELECTRIC CAR STRATEGY IN THE NEWS

Week 1 2018 - Byton Concept unveiled at CES 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show, which in recent years have been used by carmakers to present their latest technology as the lines between the two sectors fades. Some autonomous and electric cars are expected to be unveiled at this years CES in Las Vegas. The 2018 CES opens today, Sunday the 7th of January, and runs to Friday the 12th of January.

Byton, the EV brand launched by Chinese social media giant Tencent in September will unveil its crossover EV on the first day of the CES. Byton recently opened offices in Silicon Valley with the intention to also sell its vehicles in the USA. Byton CEO and co-founder, Carsten Breitfield, was responsible for the development of the BMW i8. Byton’s strategy is to produce Smart Intuitive Vehicles by marrying German design, technologies from Silicon Valley with low-cost Chinese manufacturing. The Byton Crossover will showcase the company’s vision to redesign the cockpit to deliver an autonomous and personalized digital experience which it labels as the iPhone on wheels.

TOOLS TO COMPARE ELECTRIC VEHICLES

We have designed some cool tools to compare electric vehicles. Our tools include a mobile app, charging cost calculator and EV selector. Use wattEV2Buy’s proprietary tools to find the ideal EV for your requirements and determine the cost of charging EVs.

EV SELECT

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Not sure which model EV to choose?

wattEV2Buy’s easy to use EV Select tool helps identify which electric vehicle is perfect for your specific requirements. EV Select compare electric vehicles battery electric range over various vehicle types. Within four clicks you can get the perfect luxury sedan able to drive your required distance on battery power.

CALCULATOR

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Unsure what the charging cost will be?

wattEV2Buy’s easy to use Charging Cost Calculator compare electric vehicles charging cost in your state and relate it to equivalent gasoline cost. The charging cost calculator also allows you to be specific and customize your electricity cost in kWh and provide results in miles and kilometers, making it usable all over the world.

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