January 25, 2024

How China's BYD Overtook Tesla

by The Journal

A few years ago, the founder of Chinese automaker BYD was worried the company might not survive. But last year, BYD surpassed Tesla to become the world’s top seller of electric vehicles. WSJ’s Selina Cheng chronicles BYD’s ascent, as well as the challenges it faces holding onto the top spot.

Further Reading:

- How China’s BYD Became Tesla’s Biggest Threat 

- Surpassing Tesla, China’s BYD Will Take On the World in 2024 

- A Lamborghini-Style EV: BYD Goes Upmarket to Outmaneuver Tesla 

Further Listening:

- Elon Musk’s ‘Demon Mode’ 

- Tesla’s Big Price Cut 

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