Thursday, July 18, 2024

    BYD Atto 3 gets homologation certification from ARAI


    BYD India, a subsidiary of the world’s leading New Energy Vehicles (NEV) manufacturer, today announced that it has received a homologation certificate from the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) for the BYD Atto 3. The BYD Atto 3 has already garnered good response from Indian consumers. This significant milestone will enable the BYD Atto 3 to reach larger audiences, meet the growing customer demand, and contribute to the growth of India’s Electric Passenger Vehicle market as BYD can now sell more than 2500 units of Atto 3 in the market.

    This homologation certificate further enables BYD India to cater to the increased demands and needs of Indian customers. BYD India’s product portfolio includes the newly launched luxury electric sports sedan, the BYD Seal, which has already sent ripples through the segment with its pricing between ₹ 41 lakhs and ₹ 53 lakhs (ex-showroom). It offers up to 650km of battery range and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. Alongside the BYD Atto 3 e-SUV and the All-New e6 premium electric MPV.

    Mr. Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business at BYD India, stated: “With the EU type-approval for vehicles produced in small series, we launched the BYD Atto 3 in October 2022, which received great responses from our customers. Now, securing the homologation certificate for the BYD Atto 3 model marks a pivotal moment in BYD India’s growth trajectory. This significant accomplishment enables us to broaden our reach and deliver cutting-edge, environmentally conscious mobility solutions to an ever-expanding customer base in India. It brings us closer to our long-term commitment to India, ensuring that our customers are supported with state-of-the-art sustainable mobility technologies and a hassle-free ownership experience. We are immensely proud to have completed all the necessary tests and are delighted to receive the certificate.”

    With this homologation certificate, BYD India aims to further its goal of contributing to sustainable mobility in India, while also meeting the demands of its growing network of Indian customers, the company stated.

    BYD concluded 2023 with record-breaking sales, surpassing the annual target of 3 million units and securing the title of the global new energy vehicle (NEV) sales champion for the second consecutive year. BYD India is proud to align its vision with the Indian government’s EV30@2030 target— aiming for 30% of newly registered private cars to be electric by 2030. The company will continue to accelerate the transition towards a greener future and contribute to its vision of ‘Cool the Earth by 1°C’.

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