BYTON prepares to take over the US market with a new deal


China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYTON has partnered Electrify America to power its EV drivers in the US.

Owners of BYTON EVs in the US will be able to charge their vehicles using Electrify America’s DC fast-charging stations for two years.

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BYTON EV drivers will be able to fully charge in just 30 minutes using Level 1 chargers and in 60 minutes using level 2 chargers.

This means BYTON EV users will have access to over 3,500 150kW+ chargers at over 800 Electrify America locations across the US by 2021.

Andreas Schaaf BYTON Chief Customer Officer, said: “This Electrify America partnership aligns with our global strategy, in prelude to other major announcements to come.

“We continue to lay a solid foundation for a successful North American launch of the BYTON M-Byte committing to the US and its customers.”

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 “In talking with our future customers, it’s clear that easy access to public charging infrastructure paves the way for a seamless EV ownership experience,” says Managing Director, BYTON Americas, Jose Guerrero. “Unlimited charging privileges on Electrify America’s charging network for two years exemplifies BYTON’s commitment to customer-centricity.”

BYTON EV drivers have access to 36,000 DC fast and level 2 chargers across the US owing to other deals signed by the company and other EV charging infrastructure companies.