Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. Ltd. (BDNT), a joint venture between Daimler and BYD, has announced their plans to introduce a concept car at the Auto China 2012. BDNT plans to launch the production model by 2013. The first prototypes are already said to be under construction. Though much information is not available about this model, it is sure that this car will showcase BDNT’s “green vision.”
“In April 2012, BDNT will present at the motor show with an own appearance, showcasing BDNT’s green vision, the new brand’s identity, including brand name, logo and positioning as well as the Concept Car’s exterior and interior design.
The Concept Car is going to give a first outlook on BDNT’s fully electric vehicle that is scheduled to be launched in 2013” Daimler said in its official statement.
Official word on performance is not available yet. However, we can expect a car which should be featuring BYD’s excellence in battery technology and e-drive systems combined with Daimler’s know-how in electric vehicle architecture and safety.
This green concept car should create a profitable market to BDNT. However, we have to wait and see how the car would look like and perform out in the market. Stay tuned. We will bring you news on this soon.