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BYD F6DM Chinese Plug-in Hybrid Car

Jan 18 2008, 2:00am CST | by

BYD F6DM Chinese Plug-in Hybrid Car
 
 

Chinese battery maker shows advanced plug-in hybrid car at the Detroit Auto Show 2008.

BYD plans to start selling the F6DM plug-in hybrid sedan for about $25k in China this year.
The BYD F6DM drive train is a combination of a 1l four cylinder gasoline engine with 68hp and a 100hp electric motor. The range on batteries is apparently 62miles in hybrid mode its 205miles.
The battery technology is based on iron phosphate enhanced Li-ion battery. The battery has a current capacity of 60Ah and is guaranteed for 2,000 recharges.
Via Tech-On.

The editor at Jalopnik already enjoyed a test drive of the BYD F6DM inside the Detroit Auto Show halls with the chairman of BYD, fun story to read.

New technologies like plug-in hybrids allow new players to enter the market. Since the whole green movement took over the car industry several new ventures sprung up to compete with the established car makers; e.g.: Tesla Motors or Fisker Motors.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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