Daimler and BYD unveil China-only EV with 500km range
Daimler and Chinese partner BYD have launched a new electric vehicle solely for the Chinese market.
Developed by the firms’ Denza joint venture using Daimler’s vehicle architecture with BYD’s battery technology, the Denza 500 builds on the previous 400 model with revised styling and a 500km range due to the introduction of new battery technology and reduced weight.
Denza Auto was established in 2011 as a dedicated battery electric vehicle brand and is sold through selected Mercedes-Benz dealer partners.
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