The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of BYD, China – one of the largest EV players in the world.
“With proven and innovative technology, we are moving towards building a stronger ecosystem that facilitates the adoption of electric vehicles in our country. The launch of BYD-Atto 3 is a step towards this mission. We will continuously contribute to building a greener future.”
Sales of the new model equipped with seven airbags, a robust steel body structure, a safety-oriented chassis design and several other features will start from January 2023.
“We plan to sell 15,000 units of BYD-Atto 3 in India over the next year and plan to establish a local manufacturing facility in due course,” said Ketsu Zhang, executive director of BYD India.
In India, BYD has two factories – one for making cars and the other for electronic items – involving a cumulative investment of approximately $200 million.
The company assembles its cars by importing the parts from China.
It started rolling out the e6 model – a
The company’s plant nearby has the capacity to roll out 10,000 units per year.
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