BYD has just started deliveries of the 470 electric buses ordered by the Bogota Metropolis Public Transport Authority in Colombia on December 17, whereas a following order got here in for 406 models!

That is tips on how to finish a yr with a bang. As soon as the Chinese language producer will ship all of the autos in 2021, there will probably be 876 BYD electrical buses (and 889 EVs complete) within the Colombian capital of Bogota.

These 406 new 9m- and 12m-long buses will probably be deployed alongside 15 routes in Bogota’s Fontibon district and utilized by some 150,000 residents.

The optimistic information for the native market can also be that BYD will associate with Superpolo, a Colombian bus producer:

“BYD will co-work with Superpolo, a Colombian bus producer, on the physique a part of the buses for such order.”

There have been already a number of huge EV bus orders in South America in 2020, together with lots of of buses in Chile.

Hopefully, in 2021 we’ll lastly see some high-volume orders additionally in North America. So far as we all know, the highest one was from 2019 for 130 BYD K7M.