BYD Introduces BYD DOLPHIN in Brazil, Sparking a New Wave of Electrification


São Paulo, Brazil - On June 28, BYD officially launched BYD DOLPHIN in Brazil, which signifies its inaugural launch of a pure electric model featuring Ocean Aesthetics design in the Brazilian market, promising an efficient and eco-friendly mobility experience for local consumers. The launch event, with nearly 300 guests attending, was hosted by Cris Amaral, a well-known Brazilian auto journalist. After its launch, BYD DOLPHIN achieved an impressive milestone, totaling 300 units sold as of June 30. On average, two units were sold every five minutes on launch day.

BYD DOLPHIN Launch in Brazil

BYD DOLPHIN Launch in Brazil

"We are proudly the first manufacturer to stop producing cars powered only by internal combustion engines and have been leading the electric vehicle market in China for nine years. We have surpassed the incredible milestone of selling over 4.3 million new energy vehicles globally. This time, our BYD DOLPHIN has crossed the ocean to land in Brazil, bringing a new wave of electrification,” said Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD and CEO of BYD Americas.

Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD and CEO of BYD Americas

Stella Li, Executive Vice President of BYD and CEO of BYD Americas

"BYD is committed to offering more competitive new energy models for the Brazilian consumer. We are confident that BYD Dolphin is an excellent choice and can be the gateway for those who want to own an electric car," highlighted Tyler Li, General Manager of BYD Brazil, "Our commitment is to bring products that combine quality, high technology, and sustainability."



The BYD DOLPHIN, the first model embracing the Ocean Aesthetics design language, was designed by a team led by Wolfgang Egger, Design Director of BYD. Drawing inspiration from marine elements, the vehicle boasts an exuberant and dynamic overall style. With its 2,700 mm wheelbase, the BYD DOLPHIN offers outstanding interior space, greatly enhancing comfort for passengers.

Distinguished as the first mass-produced pure electric model built on the e-platform 3.0, the BYD DOLPHIN leverages an 8-in-1 electric powertrain to significantly enhance safety and cruising range. Furthermore, the model with ultra-safe Blade Battery delivers a pure electric cruising range of 405 km under NEDC conditions, providing consumers with a reliable and secure driving experience. Also, BYD’s Blade Battery charges from 30% to 80% in impressively fast 30 minutes using a DC charging.

The BYD DOLPHIN also offers an enjoyable and futuristic driving experience. The model features BYD intelligent cockpit system, equipped with a 12.8-inch rotatable touchscreen, enabling intelligent voice control, CarPlay System, and remote vehicle control via mobile devices. Additionally, the model's vehicle-to-load (VTOL) charging function caters to various outdoor power needs, further enhancing convenience for users in different scenarios.

Launch Event

Launch Event

The BYD DOLPHIN is the fifth new energy passenger car introduced by BYD in the Brazilian market, priced at R$149,800(approximately RMB 223,000). Building upon the success of previous models such as the BYD TANG, BYD HAN, BYD YUAN PLUS, and BYD SONG PLUS, BYD has garnered immense popularity among local consumers, thanks to its exceptional performance and driving experience.

In the passenger vehicle segment, BYD has already established 24 dealership stores throughout Brazil. Looking ahead, BYD aims to expand its presence even further, with plans to reach a total of 100 stores by the end of this year. This strategy underscores BYD's commitment to providing top-notch sales and after-sales services to meet the demands of Brazilian customers.


About BYD

BYD is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions that reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. Its new energy vehicle footprint now covers 6 continents, over 70 countries and regions, and more than 400 cities. Listed in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company is known to be a Fortune Global 500 enterprise that furnishes innovations in pursuit of a greener world.

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About BYD Auto

Founded in 2003, BYD Auto is the automotive subsidiary of BYD, a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Aiming to accelerate the green transition of the global transportation sector, BYD Auto focuses on developing pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company has mastered the core technologies of the entire industrial chain of new energy vehicles, such as batteries, electric motors, electronic controllers, and automotive-grade semiconductors. It has witnessed in recent years significant technological advancements, including the Blade Battery, the DM-i and DM-p hybrid technology, the e-Platform 3.0, and the CTB technology. The company is the world’s first carmaker to stop the production of fossil-fueled vehicles on EV shift and has remained top of new energy passenger vehicle sales in China for 9 years in a row.


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