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Electric cars in China

Messy European exit to haunt Chinese EV maker Byton

Despite lifeline from Foxconn, brand faces damage from legal troubles

In March 2020, Byton released renderings of its planned Zurich flagship store. (Illustration courtesy of Byton)

HAMBURG, Germany -- Byton, the formerly highflying Chinese electric vehicle startup which recently got a lifeline from Foxconn Technology Group, has largely abandoned its operations in Europe.

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