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  Date: 27/09/2016

China emerge as the largest market for electric vehicles

China has overtaken US market in electric vehicle production. China Association of Automobile Manufacturers find in its study domestic and foreign brands in China presently account for 96% and 4% of the regional EVs market respectively. The local automotive company BYD accounts for 30% of this market.

US based Tesla has great plans for high end market of clean energy powered vehicles along with the successful launch of Model S and Model X vehicles. BYD beats Tesla in production capacity in 2015 while accounting for 11.2% of the global market share. The manufacturers of Electric vehicles in China are currently redefining the market landscape for automobiles.

It is forecasted, by 2020 the production capacity of pure EVs and plug-in hybrid vehicles will amount to 2 million units with accumulative sales exceeding 5 million units.

Tesla S model, though crashed once in auto pilot mode, auto pilot mode enables the car to drive on its own while this feature is missing with BYD's electric car model e6.

The comparison between BYD’s e6 and Tesla’s S Models can be highlighted through three important parameters namely motor, battery, and range.

BYD S6 SUV 2.4 MT is designed with a maximum torque of 450 Nm and is integrated by 61.4 kWh battery covering a distance of 186 miles with a single charge. This specifications is as per BYD e6 products specs webpage at http://www.byd.com/la/auto/e6.html.

While, Tesla S Model is designed with a Three phase, four pole AC induction motor with copper rotor and is integrated with 70 kWh or 90 kWh Lithium ion battery that could cover a distance of about 219 miles to 294 miles based on the driving conditions in a single charge.
These specifications is as per Tesla products specs webpages at https://www.tesla.com/support/model-s-specifications and also https://www.tesla.com/models

Consumers probably lookout for reliable, safe, cost efficient and eco-friendly cars with better performance.
Author: Srinivasa Reddy N
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