BYD, Levo partners for V2G tech on 5k electric fleet vehicles
BYD an electric vehicles manufacturers have announced that it has partnered with Levo a joint venture between Fleet as a Service (FaaS) provider Nuvve, and capital investors Stonepeak, and Evolve to integrate Nuvve’s V2G technology with a mix of BYD battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The companies also plan for joint deployment of up to 5,000 BEVs in the next five years in the US. Read further to know more about BYD, Levo partners for V2G tech.
The Levo intends to buy around 5,000 medium and heavy-duty V2G-enabled BEVs over five years through the partnership with BYD. The electric vehicles include transit busses and coaches, yard tractors, last-mile delivery vehicles, drayage, and refuse trucks and school buses.
Recently, the BYD has announced that it has sold 68,018 battery-electric buses worldwide which helps to eliminate 114,947,040 tons of CO2 emissions, 1,836,432 cars worth of emissions, 80,160 tons of nitrogen oxide, 23,805,600 lbs of diesel particulate matter according to the transportation gov calculations.
In August the BYD had announced that is planning to unveil an electric MPV (multipurpose vehicle) for the B2B segment from the fourth quarter of 2021. The unveiling of electric MPV comes as the company completes 8 years of EV business operations in India.
In June this year, the BYD UK and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) jointly confirmed that their electric vehicle partnership, the UK’s leading electric bus producer, will deliver the UK’s largest-ever electric bus order. The order has been placed by RATP Dev London, one of Transport for London (TfL)’s principal bus operators, for a total of 195 single and double deck vehicles.
With this order, RATP Dev London confirms its commitment to supporting TfL’s electrification plan for London’s bus network, a key objective of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy for 2018, under which all TfL buses will be zero emissions by 2037, with all of London’s transport becoming emissions-free by 2037.
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