Surat, 27th September 2023: BYD India, a subsidiary of the world’s leading New Energy Vehicles (NEV) manufacturer BYD, today inaugurated its first passenger vehicle showroom in Surat, Gujarat. This showroom, run and managed by Cargo BYD, marks a significant milestone for BYD India, as it takes its first step into the passenger vehicle market in Surat.
The inauguration was graced by the presence of Mr. BVS Prasanna, Senior VP – Passenger Car Division at Cargo BYD, Mr. Zubin Mistry, Business Head of Cargo BYD, and Mr. Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business at BYD India, along with key personnel from both BYD India and Cargo BYD, as well as esteemed customers.
Spanning an area of 1680 square feet, this showroom will offer customers access to BYD’s range of pure electric vehicles, which includes the All-New e6 and the BYD ATTO 3. The facility is equipped with well-trained sales advisors, and an attractive showroom display floor ensuring a good in-store experience for visitors.
Cargo eMobility Solutions Pvt. Ltd., is a diversified conglomerate with interests in automobiles, hospitality, renewable energy, logistics, O&M services, manufacturing, and recycling of end-of-life vehicles.
Mr. Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business, BYD India, said, “Every electric vehicle we introduce is a step closer to reshaping the future of mobility and paving the way for a greener, cleaner tomorrow. This is the 16th year anniversary of BYD’s dedication and commitment in India aiming for technological innovations for a better life. Our alliance with Cargo BYD in Surat is not just about selling cars; it’s about igniting a sustainable revolution, where every journey becomes an act of environmental responsibility.”
Speaking on the occasion Mr. BVS Prasanna, Senior VP – Passenger Car Division, Cargo BYD said, “Our partnership with BYD transcends business; it’s a bold stride into a future where mobility is synonymous with sustainability. Cargo BYD believes in delivering more than just automobiles; we’re crafting a lifestyle that resonates with a world embracing change. BYD’s electric vehicles complement our vision for innovation and environmental responsibility, redefining the driving experience and paving the way for a greener, cleaner tomorrow.”
Surat has long been at the forefront of embracing innovative technologies, and this dealership perfectly aligns with the city’s forward-thinking ethos. The venture also serves as a testament to Surat’s commitment to combatting climate change and reducing its carbon footprint. According to the Swachh Survekshan 2022 Awards organised by the Indian Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Surat is the second cleanest city in India. In addition, Surat has won the “Best Performance” award from the MoHUA Smart Cities Mission for three consecutive years, as well as multiple project awards for advances in water and waste management and urban mobility.
BYD will continue to leverage technological innovations for a better life, promote sustainable development of society, and implement its “Cool the Earth by 1°C” initiative.