The announcement came from the industrial cluster "Electric Vehicles" after the visit to Bulgaria by the general manager of BYD Europe Yangping Chen. In addition to representatives of the cluster, the Chinese manager had a meeting with the Executive Director of "Capital Autotransport" AD Slav Monov with whom they discussed the possible import of vehicles for environmental Sofia.
The offer of the Chinese company is to prepare a business case for the introduction of a test line elektrobuses upon which Bulgarian managers to guide their future strategies for greening transport in cities.
With the commissioning of an electric bus economies of operation shall be paid for 4-5 years, experts explained the Bulgarian cluster. According to them, the advantage of applying these buses is that their full operation without replacing the battery for a period of ten years, which means that more than five years they will run without the municipality to has to pay for charging them with gas or liquid fuels.
As well as a manufacturer of electric Chinese company BYD is the exclusive provider of global mobile giants like Nokia, Motorola and Samsung. The Chinese hold half the global market for batteries for mobile phones.
In recent years the company has an active presence in the European market and develop business with partners from the UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, Hungary and others.