Los Angeles, Calif. - February 20, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) BYD, the global leader in battery technology and electric-vehicle production, has been named one of the year's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company for the fifth time since 2009. This year, Fast Company is honoring BYD as one of its Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy. The annual award program is the media outlet's signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. Other prestigious honorees this year include Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Square. BYD was selected from a list of fifteen hundred companies.
The Fast Company accolade continues a legacy of recognition for the most-awarded electric bus manufacturer in North America. BYD has now been honored more than a dozen times by US-based media outlets, government agencies, nonprofits and trade associations for its work in clean air, energy, transportation and technological innovation.
"At BYD, we never stop working to transform the world. We strive to create innovative ways to power and move the world with safe and sustainable technology," stated Stella Li, President of BYD. "We are honored to be recognized for our contribution in this area."
In addition to being a global leader in rechargeable-battery manufacturing, BYD is the world's largest manufacturer of battery-electric vehicles for the third year in a row. BYD is also the largest manufacturer of battery-electric buses in North America. All of these industries are built on BYD's transformational Iron-Phosphate battery-a fire-safe, completely recyclable and incredibly long- cycle technology.
"This year's list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced innovation and are working to make meaningful change," said Fast Company Deputy Editor David Lidsky, who oversaw the issue with Senior Editor Amy Farley.
Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue (Mar-Apr 2018) is now available online at www.fastcompany.com/MIC. It will be available via iTunes and on newsstands on February 27.
The Official Sponsor of Mother NatureTM, BYD is the global leader in battery-electric bus manufacturing with nearly 40,000 buses in service in North America, South America, Asia and Europe. BYD is also an industry leader in several other high-tech sectors, including high-efficiency automobiles, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, monorail systems, electric forklifts, energy storage systems and solar power generation components. BYD is a publicly traded company with 60% of its stocks owned by U.S. investors. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is the largest single shareholder at 9.9%. For more information on BYD, please visit www.BYD.com.
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