BYD, the giant Chinese automotive firm ships the first 100 European-specific Tang SUVs for the Norwegian market. The first shipment of 100 pure-electric BYD Tang all-wheel-drive was set to sail on 7th June from the Port of Shanghai for Norway. This marks the brand’s entry into the European passenger car segment. BYD is already an established player in Europe. Especially in Scandinavia, as one of the top-selling brands in the electric bus segment. And thus, the Chinese company is quite confident about its entry into the passenger market as well.
BYD Tang – A Brief Overview
Tang represents the mixed culture of ‘Eastern wisdom and Western aesthetics’. One of the main USPs of the Tang is the use of all the latest tech. This will surely garner a lot of sales in the ever-evolving tech-savvy automotive market in Norway. The company claims that Tang is the perfect mixture of performance, safety, and passenger comfort. With its unique selling point and commitment towards building and manufacturing only pure-electric, zero-emission cars, BYD is in tune with the current trend in the automotive market.
BYD Tang – Powertrain Specification
The seven-seater all-wheel-drive Tang is a perfect family car, offering ample space for long outdoor trips. In terms of performance, BYD Tang can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in under 4.6-seconds. The car is equipped with an 86.4 kWh battery that delivers a driving range of over 500 km(NEDC). The company claims that the batteries get charged from 30 to 80 per cent capacity in under 30-minutes.
BYD Plans To Make Tang A Massive Success
BYD is already a pioneer in the battery technology domain with a 26-year history of delivering safe and reliable products. The Chinese automaker has joined its hands with RSA, the Scandinavian car distributor that will handle the sales, service and, parts distribution for BYD Tang. RSA is one of the leading car distributors in Scandinavia, supporting many other top automotive brands in Norway. As per plans, BYD will supply close to 1500 Tang SUVs to the BYD/RSA supply chain in Norway before 2021.