Chinese EV giant BYD launches new version of e2 hatchback with lower starting price

By Thomson Reuters Mar 12, 2024 | 8:39 PM

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD on Wednesday launched a new version of e2 EV hatchback with a lower starting price than its predecessor.

The model now starts at 89,800 yuan ($12,507), 12.7% lower than the previous version, Reuters calculations showed.

($1 = 7.1800 Chinese yuan)

(Reporting by Qiaoyi Li, Zhang Yan and Brenda Goh; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)