BYD announced it would build an electric truck factory in Canada, which will be its first electric car assembly plant in Canada. The electric truck plant is scheduled to be put into operation next year.
A BYD Tang was sighted in the parking lot of Chrysler's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan in June. Chrysler purchased the vehicle as a reference for its forthcoming 2018 Jeep Cherokee. A US automaker was ‘learning’ from BYD Tang's experience.