BYD designs and manufacturers electric vehicles, environmentally-friendly battery storage, affordable solar power, and consumer electronics. BYD is the world’s top seller of rechargeable batteries. BYD’s iron-phosphate battery is long-lasting, safe, and environmentally-friendly. This battery technology is the core of BYD’s electric vehicles and has led to BYD becoming the global leader in electric bus and plug-in car sales in 2015. BYD’s North American headquarters is in Downtown Los Angeles, with local manufacturing in Lancaster, California to support the following products: electric buses and coaches, with 7 models including a 60-foot articulated bus; medium and heavy duty trucks, including urban delivery, port, and refuse trucks; forklifts.