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China Electric Car Sales Soar

New Electric Vehicle Sales Up 85% in March Source:  Byton Byton Bright Spot Chinese auto sales stalled and dropped for the first time in 20+ years in 2018.  But sales of new electric vehicles (NEV) are soaring.  Up 85.4% in March 2019.  An interesting electric vehicle contender is Byton. Hot SUV The Chinese EV manufacturer says it's received more than 50,000 orders globally for its new SUV and plans to start production at the end of the year.  They expect to manufacture 10,000 units by the first half of 2020 and will launch their first production car in July 2019. Management Shakeup This amid a management shakeup.  Chairman and co-founder Carsten Brietfeld just quit and there are reports that the company is having trouble funding expansion inside the Chinese market.  Byton is betting on the benefits of local production to compete with Tesla and other auto giants.  The company says it's on track. Global Footprint Byton has offices in China, the US and Germany.  I

World First - SUV with Total Connectivity

Byton M-Byte All-Electric SUV Source:  Byton's M-Byte German-based Electric Car Startup Byton Byton's all electric SUV the M-Byte has just been unveiled and the German innovation company says it will be available by mid-2019 in the US.  This SUV is loaded with innovation that includes artificial intelligence, 5G, total connectivity, and a 48 inch display that's the width of the vehicle Driving and Totally Connected Byton is rolling out two all-electric models this year.  The entry level has a 250 mile range on one charge and starts at $45,000.  The second model has a bigger battery, bigger price tag and a range of 320 miles on one charge.  This is the first vehicle in the world that can provide full connectivity while driving.  It has built-in 5G and multiple antennas. Driving Tech Inside the vehicle, there's a huge 48" display on the dashboard that spans the width of the SUV.  There's  a stationary driver's 7" tablet that's mounted