Chinese Automaker BYD Beats Tesla to Become World’s Largest EV Producer

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Chinese automaker BYD, which is backed by Warren Buffett, has surpassed Tesla as the world’s leading electric vehicle seller. BYD sold 638,157 electric or plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles in the first six months of 2022.

Tesla, on the other hand, delivered a total of 564,743 vehicles in the first six months of the year, according to figures in their first and second quarter reports.


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