BYD appoints Shlomo Motors as distributor for new energy passenger vehicles in Israel

BYD partners with Shlomo Motors to launch its groundbreaking New Energy Vehicles (NEV) in the Israeli market

BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs) and power batteries, has appointed Shlomo Motors as its national distributor in Israel as part of an exciting new partnership. The agreement marks the beginning of Shlomo Motors actively marketing BYD’s passenger car range in Israel and providing sales, after-sales and service support to customers across the country.

BYD and Shlomo Motors have a long-standing partnership. They have built a partnership spanning more than a decade through BYD’s electric bus business; a company providing eMobility solutions to the Israeli public that has been well received in the country.

Pioneering BYD Showrooms for New Energy Passenger Cars Open in Cities Across Israel

Many showrooms will open throughout Israel in September, giving customers the chance to experience BYD’s products and learn about the groundbreaking technology that leads the world today. The first two showrooms will open in September in Petach Tikva and Haifa, followed by Jerusalem in October and Be’er Sheva in December. Customers will also have the added convenience of ordering vehicles online following the launch of a new website in August.

World Class BYD Technology for eMobility in Israel

BYD’s achievement as the world’s leading manufacturer of NEVs is the result of 27 years of experience in battery research and development. At the heart of every new BYD energy car is groundbreaking core technology, featuring the ultra-secure Blade Battery. Further innovation is showcased in BYD’s industry-leading e-Platform 3.0, the world’s first 8-in-1 electric powertrain, offering exceptional thermal efficiency and a rich ecosystem of cloud-based apps. BYD is the only NEV manufacturer to have developed its own powertrain systems, power batteries, automotive semiconductors, drive motors and motor controller systems – a key differentiator that sets BYD apart from its competitors.

Technology·Green·Future supports BYD’s brand proposition and reinforces an unwavering commitment to a sustainable future through technological innovation. BYD was also the first NEV manufacturer in the world to stop manufacturing full combustion engine vehicles to focus solely on more environmentally friendly BEVs (battery-powered electric vehicles) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles).

Shlomo Motors Ltd – an established and respected name in Israel

For its part, Shlomo Motors Ltd. a successful history and a respected reputation in the Israeli automotive sector. It leads the industry in many categories, including new car sales, digitalization and innovation, leasing, rental and used car sales. With 38 locations throughout Israel, Shlomo Motors has the resources and market knowledge to provide customers with a professional and comprehensive service. As a partner of BYD in Israel, this partnership is now poised to bring the latest technologies, products and eMobility solutions to the Israeli market, supported by a high level of customer service.

Michael Shu, General Manager and Managing Director, BYD Europe and International Cooperation Division, said: “We are delighted to be able to deliver leading-edge technologies that form an integral part of our innovative offering of new energy passenger vehicles to the Israeli market. Having already built a solid partnership with Shlomo Motors for our commercial vehicles over the past 10 years, we are excited to see our relationship strengthen further as we enter a new phase of partnership for our passenger vehicles, for which we are full of enthusiasm. Israel is known for embracing technology and together with Shlomo Motors we look forward to providing cutting edge products and sustainable transportation solutions to meet the demands of local customers.”

Jacky Aviv, CEO of Shlomo Motors: “We are proud to launch the passenger cars of one of the world’s leading electric car brands in Israel. Shlomo Motors has been working closely with BYD for more than a decade, since the introduction of electric buses here and the vision of a more sustainable transport network came into view. Further evidence of the strong bond between the two companies can be found in the decision to launch marketing in Israel at the same time as marketing in Europe begins. We plan to open showrooms across the country in the coming months so that Israeli drivers can be impressed by the many cutting-edge technologies BYD has to offer.”


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