Bengaluru, 15th September– Warren Buffett-backed automaker BYD today announced the opening of its first passenger vehicles showroom in Bengaluru and sixth showroom in India. The showroom located in Bengaluru is the second dealership by PPS Motors, the first dealership of PPS Motors was launched last month in Vijayawada.
The showroom was inaugurated by Rajiv M Sanghvi, Managing Director, PPS Motors, Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business of BYD India, S.R. Vishwanath, MLA -Yelahanka & BDA Chairman and T.H.M. Kumar, Commissioner of Transport & Road Safety, in the presence of senior officials of BYD India and PPS Motors.
PPS BYD will extend its passenger vehicle services to consumers in Bengaluru to access BYD’s pure electric vehicles. With considerable experience in the automobile industry, PPS BYD has extensive reach with its business covering neighboring regions. Residents of Bengaluru will now be able to access world-class and sustainable motoring solutions within the city.
Spreading across 1600 square feet, the showroom has well-trained technicians, service equipment, service bays, EV charging stations, a customer lounge and a showroom display floor, offering customers the best in-store experience.
Mr. Sanjay Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President of Electric Passenger Vehicle Business of BYD India, said, “The Bengaluru region is one of the key markets for BYD India. Karnataka was the first state in the country to build a EV eco system and take the lead on electric vehicles. We are thrilled to enter the state with our first passenger vehicle showroom and with our global expertise in EPVs, we are geared up for offering range of pure electric vehicles in the coming years.”
Mr. Rajiv M Sanghvi, Managing Director of PPS Motors, said, “We have been witnessing BYD’ success journey both globally & in India. We are delighted to associate with BYD India and extend our association in Karnataka and be a part of EV revolution in India. We have received an over whelming response for the brand in Karnataka and have already garnered 27 bookings. The demand for EPVs is set to go up in the coming years and the environment conscious buyers will benefit from being able to access the best in EPV right in their city through this showroom. With competitive products from BYD, along with an in-depth understanding of customer requirements, we endeavor to provide the best ownership experience for our customers.”
The Indian government is targeting 30% EV penetration for the PV segment by 2030 and is aiming to achieve net-zero emissions by 2070. Driven by these goals, BYD will constantly work closely with its partners to provide localised and green products for the local market.