| 2014-02-14 | 0 Comments
ABB, one of the world’s leading power and automation technology companies, will supply fast chargers for battery electric DENZA of BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Ltd. (BNDT), the Chinese joint venture between Daimler and BYD.

The home wall-mounted fast chargers will be sold through DENZA dealerships along with the vehicle and significantly reduces charging time. Furthermore, the DENZA vehicle will also be rechargeable at a conventional wall socket and offers its customers optimal flexibility. An innovative mobile app allows remote monitoring and control of charging sessions, with the option of charging status change notifications.

Denza_4“The DENZA represents a significant step in sustainable transportation for the Chinese automotive market. It was vital, that we have the right infrastructure partner to support this innovative concept,” says Arno Röhringer, COO of BDNT. “ABB is the ideal technology partner for us, as they have proven themselves worldwide including China with chargers and – equally important – the service to install it.”

Denza_3The battery-electric DENZA vehicle will see its world premiere at the Auto China trade fair in Beijing in April 2014. In Beijing, the first DENZA dealership will open its doors mid of this year. Further dealerships are built up simultaneously in Shanghai and Shenzhen. The official goal of the joint venture: DENZA will be the safest and most reliable electric vehicle – designed and engineered in China, for China.

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