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Electric cars in China

After beating Tesla in China EV sales, BYD plots global expansion

Chinese automaker to debut in more than 15 new markets, including Thailand and Germany

Chinese EV maker BYD is looking beyond its home market. (Photo by Takashi Kawakami)

GUANGZHOU -- Top-selling Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD has set its sights on expanding to more than 15 international markets after speeding past Tesla and other rivals at home.

Just this month, BYD has announced retail moves into Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Israel and Thailand.

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