India, a new energy vehicle manufacturer, has entered the India Book of Records
for the maximum distance covered in an electric car with its all-new e6. The
fully electric MPV led the charge in the ‘Sustainable Drive for a Sustainable
6-day drive tour of over 2203km from Mumbai to New Delhi, covering 9 cities
across 4 states, marked the longest EV journey in India. During the journey,
the all-new e6 with no emissions passed the eco-sensitive zones around National
Parks along the way, demonstrating a crucial step towards a better environment.
Gopalakrishnan, Head of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business in BYD India, said,
“We envisaged the drive to create awareness of sustainability and EV adoption
under the ‘Sustainable Drive for a Sustainable India' initiative. We are proud
to highlight that our premium electric MPV saved 413kg of carbon emissions on
the journey, a new benchmark set by an EV, leading to its entry into the India
Book of Records.”
further added, “With Charge Zone as our electric charging partner, the drive
covered 2203km seamlessly with charging points across national highways. The
drive has proven that BYD India’s all-new e6 with the Blade Battery is a
trusted vehicle in safety, comfort, drivability, and a long-range on a single
the world’s leading NEV manufacturer, with its proven innovative technology, is
dedicated to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Until now,
BYD completed over 47,957,202 km across India together with its partners,
equivalent to 10,883 round trips from Mumbai to Delhi.
all-new e6 is the first premium electric MPV, and the first and only model to
adopt BYD’s Blade Battery technology in India. The Blade Battery, launched by
BYD in 2020, is well known and acclaimed worldwide for its high safety,
long-range, and enduring longevity. It is the world’s first power battery
technology featuring high levels of integration and safety. It was invented by
utilizing the highly safe lithium iron phosphate (LFP) technology, with the
improvement of 50% in the volumetric energy density, and successfully passed
the nail penetration test, the most rigorous way to test the thermal runaway of
all-newe6 was launched in India in early November 2021, making it available for
the B2B segment. It is designed for a smooth and comfortable ride and comes
with a boot space of 580 liters, the largest space capacity in the Indian MPV
category. Built on the BYD e-platform, the all-new e6 integrates the most important
electric powertrain components to reduce weight, optimize efficiency, and
improve the driving experience.
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