BYD and Toyota join forces to develop electric cars and batteries

Asian carmakers BYD and Toyota are teaming up to develop electric cars – and the batteries to power them – with a view to bringing the jointly developed vehicles to market by 2020 (Article).

Announced on Friday, the deal will see electric sedans and “low-floor” SUVs developed by the two companies, which will then be launched in China under the Toyota badge early next year.