The Chinese car brand BYD has recently launched the D1 electric hatchback in Mexico which was jointly developed by BYD and Didi Chuxing, a Chinese mobile transportation platform. Currently, BYD has carried out a model test in Brazil and plans to launch it later this year, revealed the Brazilian magazine Autoesporte.
The D1 model will be BYD’s third 100% battery electric vehicle in Brazil, after the Tan EV SUV and Han EV sedan.
This model is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor developed by BYD, with 136 horsepower and an NEDC range of 418 km. Besides, the car is equipped with a Level 2 automated driving system and a monitoring system created by Didi.