BYD Tops April EV Gross sales Desk in Singapore

BYD topped the EV gross sales charts in Singapore in April. 121 BYDs have been offered in April in Singapore, and it appears like BYD gross sales are accelerating quickly in Singapore, as BYD offered as nearly as many items in April because it did within the first quarter of the yr! In Q1, 124 BYDs have been offered in Singapore. Singapore’s Land Transport Authority doesn’t give a breakdown of the gross sales by mannequin kind, however most certainly the Atto 3 is among the essential drivers of gross sales. The BYD e6 electrical station wagon can be offered in Singapore.

Listed below are the specs of the BYD Atto 3 Prolonged Vary in Singapore:

  • Total size — 4,455 mm
  • Total width — 1,875 mm
  • Total top — 1,615 mm
  • Wheelbase — 2,720 mm
  • Floor clearance unladen — 175 mm
  • Baggage capability (minimal) — 440 litres
  • Baggage capability (most) — 1,340 litres
  • Kerb weight — 1,750 kg
  • Gross car mass — 2,160 kg
  • Electrical motor kind — everlasting magnet synchronous motor
  • Most energy — 150 kW
  • Most torque — 310 nm
  • Efficiency/Acceleration 0–100km/h — 7.3 seconds
  • Driving vary — 480 km (NEDC)
  • Seating capability — 5
  • Battery BYD Blade battery — 60.48 kWh
  • AC charging port — Sort 2
  • DC charging port — CCS 2 (80 kW)
  • Automobile-to-Load cellular energy provide operate

BMW was in second place in April, with 39 gross sales, adopted by Mercedes-Benz with 37 gross sales. Tesla was in 4th with 28 gross sales, and Opel rounded out the highest 5 with 23 gross sales.

Total, 2,185 vehicles have been offered in Singapore in April. 303 battery electrical vehicles have been offered in the identical interval. Meaning nearly 14% of latest vehicles offered in Singapore in April have been electrical. A full 40% of the battery electrical gross sales have been BYDs, and BYD gross sales made up 5.5% of the general new automobile market in Singapore in April.

The Singapore market is kind of a small market. Largely, it’s because the federal government has put in place a number of measures to regulate the car inhabitants in such a small nation. Final yr, slightly below 31,000 new autos have been registered in Singapore. In 2021, 45,442 autos have been registered, and 44,465 autos have been registered in 2020. Simply earlier than the coronavirus lockdowns, 72,344 autos have been registered in 2019 and 80,281 in 2018. The circulation of vehicles into Singapore is tightly managed utilizing devices like increased import duties and taxes. They might truly prolong this framework for managing inflows of autos to be closely weighted in the direction of electrical autos.

Singapore can simply observe within the footsteps of Norway and rapidly grow to be an all-BEV marketplace for new car gross sales in a brief house of time. Though the Singapore market its fairly small in comparison with conventional big auto markets like China, USA, and Europe, its nonetheless good to observe the progress in these sorts of markets and see how properly the transition to electrical mobility goes there. That’s the reason I wish to observe the progress of BEV gross sales in these small markets, because it offers a sign of the place we at the moment are alongside the transition to electrical autos in additional locations around the globe and never simply within the conventional giant auto markets.

It loos like BYD is beginning to make some important inroads in a number of small markets. In New Zealand, BYD can be topping the Could gross sales desk. Similar factor in Israel.

Information from Singapore’s Land Transport Authority. Courtesy of Rutendo.



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