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BYD partners with SIXT to electrify car rental market in EU and sign a deal of at least 100,000 vehicles in 6 years

It is learned from BYD, on October 4, BYD announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with SIXT, the world’s leading car rental company, to provide new energy car rental services for the European market, jointly promote the electrification of the car rental market, and help reduce global carbon emissions.

According to the agreement between the two parties, SIXT will purchase at least 100,000 new energy vehicles from BYD in the next six years. A variety of BYD high-quality new energy vehicles will serve SIXT customers, including the newly launched Yuan PLUS in Europe. Vehicle deliveries will begin in the fourth quarter of this year, and the first phase of cooperative markets includes Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and the Netherlands.

Signing ceremony � Left: Shu Youxing, General Manager of BYD International Cooperation Division and European Branch; Right: Vinzenz Pflanz, Chief Commercial Officer, Sixt SE (responsible for vehicle sales and procurement)

SIXT is the world’s leading car rental company with branches in more than 100 countries and more than 2,100 business outlets. It mainly provides a series of high-end car rental services for business, corporate and private users. BYD will help SIXT achieve the green goal of reaching 70% to 90% of the electric fleet by 2030.

As a global leader in new energy vehicles, BYD has been deeply involved in the market for more than 20 years. This cooperation marks that BYD will extend its green solution to the field of car rental, and cooperate with SIXT to provide zero-emission solutions for car rental users. In the future, BYD will continue to deepen cooperation with SIXT, explore broader cooperation opportunities, promote global electrification reform, and jointly achieve green dreams.

Shu Youxing, General Manager of BYD International Cooperation Division and European Branch, said:
“SIXT is an important partner for BYD to enter the car rental market. We will work together to build a green dream, serve SIXT customers with high-quality products and leading technologies, and provide diversified options for electric travel. We look forward to establishing a long-term, stable and prosperous partnership with SIXT. “

Vinzenz Pflanz, Chief Commercial Officer of Sixt SE (responsible for vehicle sales and procurement), said:
“SIXT is committed to providing customers with personalized, mobile and flexible mobility services. The cooperation with BYD this time is a milestone for us to achieve the goal of electrification of 70%-90% of our fleet. We look forward to working with BYD to actively promote the electrification of the car rental market.”