over 750 american workers
BYD North America’s headquarters is located in Downtown Los Angeles, with a 550,000-square-foot bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California. BYD started with six U.S. employees in 2013 and has since expanded to over 1,000, including its unionized workforce of 750 in Lancaster, California.
• More than $250 million invested directly in the North American region
• Over 50,000 battery-electric buses delivered worldwide
• One of the world’s largest battery manufacturers, specializing in safe iron phosphate batteries
• Listed at #15 on the Forbes list of companies changing the world
• BYD Motors LLC is publicly traded
• Berkshire Hathaway is one of the largest shareholders
Buses manufactured at BYD’s Lancaster, California facility exceed Buy America standards, using more than 70% U.S. content.
BYD, SMART Local 105, and Antelope Valley College announced the creation of a manufacturing apprenticeship program, providing crucial job training, especially to underserved populations.
Next Evolution of Forklift
BYD has been revolutionizing the material handing market, and our extraordinary technology turns the industry inside-out by delivering a single-battery, multi-shift solution. BYD offers a line of electric forklifts that provide high level performance while eliminating the need for long charge times, battery changing, watering, gassing, and dedicated facility space.
BYD manufactures the forklift, battery and the charger. This provides seamless integration between the 3 systems. No headaches, no pointing fingers.
North American Headquarters
In 2020, BYD expanded its growing North American operations with the opening of a 50,000-square-foot forklift center in Rancho Dominguez, California. BYD’s newest California facility offers a showroom for BYD’s innovative material handling equipment, warehouse space for products and parts, modern offices, and facilities for demos and training.
BYD is expanding our network of material handling dealerships across the country to bring our clean, innovative technology to their markets. The dealers in our network are all full service, offering equipment sales, service, rentals, and training. All the dealers have depth of experience and a dedication to customer service.
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i see a family
that cares about the community”
— Bartholomew Taylor