A five-seat all-electric car, the BYD, will be on offer in the U.S. from 2010, writes the environmental section of Wall Street Journal Blog. If battery-driven cars are indeed the future, it should mean that China will have leapfrogged a century of traditional automotive development. The author of the blog entry, Keith Johnson, sounds quite convinced. A few words about BYD’s supposed approaches and the challenges the company is likely to meet can be found over there.
Related: China’s Car Exports Falling, August 19, 2009