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BYD buses are built in a Lancaster PA factory. BYD buses are built in a Lancaster PA factory. BYD buses are built in a Lancaster PA factory.

Turn on the Buses

May 20, 2020

For those pinning their hopes on the heavy-duty lubricant market as the bulwark against losses in the passenger car motor oil space, this isn’t going to make pleasant reading. Buses, normally powered by diesel engines, are quickly going electric, and unsurprisingly, Chinese makers are in the lead. (H2)

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Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manufacturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with more automotive groups launching new, all-electric sublabels. In Japan, the famously hesitant Toyota and Mazda finally got on the BEV bandwagon, while the meteoric rise of Tesla’s Model 3 showed no signs of slowing down. 2019 was the year of the

Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manufacturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with more automotive groups launching

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Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manufacturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with

Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manufacturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with more automotive groups launching new, all-electric sublabels. In Japan, the famously hesitant Toyota and Mazda finally got on the BEV bandwagon, while the meteoric rise of Tesla’s Model 3 showed no signs of slowing down. 2019 was the year of the

Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manufacturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with more automotive groups launching new, all-electric sublabels. In Japan, the famously hesitant Toyota and Mazda finally got on the BEV bandwagon, while the meteoric rise of Tesla’s Model 3 showed no signs of slowing down. 2019 was the year of the Future analysts will point to 2019 as the start of the groundswell in electric driving, certainly in terms of new models. In 2018, virtually all major manu-facturers presented a mass-market battery electric vehicle, including PSA and Volkswagen Group. In China, the push for BEVs continued unabated, with more automotive groups launching new, all-electric sublabels. In Japan, the famously hesitant Toyota and Mazda finally got on the BEV bandwagon, while the meteoric rise of Tesla’s Model 3 showed no signs of slowing down. 2019 was the year of the