BYD electric vehicles

BYD Sea Lion

BYD Sea Lion
Expected Q3 2024
BYD Sea Lion AWD
Expected Q3 2024
BYD Sea Lion Extended
Expected Q3 2024

How many BYD EVs are there in NZ?

There have been 5,451 BYD EVs registered in New Zealand. This includes both NZ new and used imports.

Background

Ateco Automotive bought the BYD brand (Build Your Dreams) to NZ in 2022. BYD is a Chinese multinational automobile company based in Shenzhen and a leading manufacturer of EVs.

BYD is also one of the world’s leading producers of batteries, allowing the car brand to produce and supply most of the materials needed for production.

BYD set up a nationwide dealership in NZ with outlets in all cities.

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