The Chinese automaker BYD reported on Monday on the successful supply of the first batch of electric cars to Norway. The company, by the end of this year, plans to put 1500 electric vehicles there, reports the CNBC edition.
The first batch of 100 electric SUVs BYD model Tang was delivered to Norway from Shanghai. By the end of the summer, cars are planned to be distributed to dealerships. The manufacturer appreciated the Tang model for the Norwegian market in 599,900 Norwegian crowns ($ 72,418). The company also stated that it works with a large Scandinavian automotive distributor of RSA over the organization of supply and customer service. Representatives of RSA to the request of the CNBC edition did not answer. The official RSA website has a link to the BYD Norwegian Representative Office page.
As reported, the Chinese manufacturers of electric vehicles XPeng and NiO also seek the Norwegian market. According to the statistics of the Norwegian Road Association (Norwegian Road Federation, NRF), electric transport is very well for sale. Over half of all sales of new cars have come to the share of electric vehicles over the past three years.
Earlier, XPeng reported shipping to Norway during the first quarter of the current year more than 300 new G3 SUVs. In December last year, the company put there 100 electric cars there. The automaker also plans to begin in the second half of the year of delivery to Norway its electric sedan P7.
Nio plans to enter the Norwegian market in September of this year, starting with ES8 electrical crossover supplies. In 2022, the company will start selling ET7 sedans there. In addition, the Chinese automaker has planned the opening of his office in the capital of the country, Oslo to the third quarter of this year.