BYD, the World’s No.1 manufacturer of New Energy Vehicles, has been honoured with the prestigious ‘Innovation of the Year 2024’ award for its ground-breaking BYD Blade Battery from Electrifying.com in the UK. The award is a testament of BYD’s commitment to cutting-edge technology and sustainable solutions.
Born out of relentless research and development, the BYD Blade Battery represents a paradigm shift in electric vehicle (EV) battery technology, setting new standards for safety, performance, and longevity. The revolutionary design of the Blade Battery focuses on enhancing the safety of electric vehicles, mitigating concerns related to thermal runaway and ensuring the utmost protection for both passengers and the environment.
Electrifying.com, a leading authority in the electric vehicle space, and its expert panel of judges, have bestowed this accolade upon BYD in acknowledgment of the innovative features and advancements introduced by the BYD Blade Battery.
Ginny Buckley, Founder and CEO of Electrifying.com said;
“As the electric experts we know that battery technology is developing at a dizzying pace, but with an increased focus on safety and sustainability over the long term BYD Blade Battery technology offers something genuinely new that pushes boundaries and will give confidence to car buyers looking to make the switch to an electric car. It’s a worthy winner of Electrifying.com’s Innovation of the Year award for 2024.”
Key Features of the BYD Blade Battery Include:
Enhanced Safety: The BYD Blade Battery’s revolutionary design incorporates a unique blade-like structure, which not only improves thermal management but also significantly reduces the risk of combustion and other safety hazards associated with traditional EV batteries. It has undergone the most stringent of safety tests, surpassing demands of the Nail Penetration Test.
Optimised strength: The BYD Blade Battery is ultra-safe with an ultra-strong ‘honeycomb-like aluminium’ structure for durability, and the longer, flatter design also improves space utilisation of the battery pack.
Longer range: The BYD Blade Battery boasts an impressive energy density, providing electric vehicles with an extended driving range on a single charge. This advancement is pivotal in promoting widespread EV adoption and reducing dependence on traditional fossil fuels.
Longer lifecycle: The BYD Blade Battery has demonstrated exceptional durability, outperforming conventional batteries in extensive testing. The extended lifespan contributes to lower overall costs and a more sustainable approach to EV ownership.
Eco-Friendly: As part of BYD’s dedication to environmental responsibility, the BYD Blade Battery is manufactured using environmentally friendly materials and processes. This aligns with the company’s broader vision of ‘Cooling the earth by one degree’.
This accolade underscores BYD’s position as an industry leader and innovator in the electric vehicle sector. The company remains dedicated to advancing sustainable transportation solutions and driving positive change in the automotive industry.