BYD ‘blade battery’ will be the first mass production in March 2020 to perform a 50% increase over the iron battery

On January 11th Wang Chuanfu, CHAIRMAN and president of BYD (002594), revealed at the China Electric Vehicle 100 Forum (2020) that BYD’s recently developed “blade battery” will be mass-produced for the first time in March 2020. The blade battery “volume than energy density” than the traditional iron battery is 50% higher, BYD “Han” will be equipped with this “blade battery” of the first model, BYD “Han” will be launched in June 2020, a 600 km range.

BYD 'blade battery' will be the first mass production in March 2020 to perform a 50% increase over the iron battery

From a safety point of view, Mr Wang said, iron batteries are better batteries in passenger cars. In recent years, BYD has developed a “blade battery” – an iron battery product that will be mass-produced for the first time at its Chongqing plant in March. Chongqing plant is a modern power battery factory, the newly introduced blade battery “volume than energy density” compared to the traditional iron battery increased by 50%, with high safety, long life and so on, the vehicle life of more than a million kilometers. The first model on the Blade Battery will be BYD’s Han, which will be available in June and will last 600 kilometers.