LSH Auto UK has added the Chinese language BYD electrical car (EV) franchise into its flagship Mercedes-Benz premium automobile dealership in Stockport.
It marks the AM100 automobile retail group’s first franchise addition since becoming a member of the Mercedes-Benz Vehicles, vans and good community in 2016 and comes nearly 4 years after former managing director Martin Webb mentioned various makes use of for the sprawling £65 million improvement on Brighton Highway, Stockport, with AM.
LSH Auto formally opened the brand new BYD franchise, stated to be situated in a “devoted BYD showroom inside the present constructing”, on March 15 – coinciding with the model’s openings with Arnold Clark, Pendragon and Lookers.
Described as a BYD ‘Pioneer’ retailer, no photographs of the Stockpotr franchise have been accessible when AM enquired, however it’s stated to showcase a spread of BYD autos together with the all-new, all-electric BYD ATTO 3.
The Atto 3 can be accessible to order from the LSH Auto web site.
LSH Auto UK managing director Vaughan Blackman stated: “We’re honoured to have been chosen by BYD as certainly one of its UK companions for brand new automobile gross sales and ongoing aftersales assist.
“BYD is a multinational high-tech firm dedicated to leveraging technological improvements in pursuit of a greener world.
“The standard of its new passenger vehicles is plain, and we’re excited to be introducing the brand new BYD ATTO 3 to clients.
“We stay up for working intently with BYD within the coming months and years and offering our BYD clients with the very best normal of buyer expertise.”
BYD stands for ‘Construct Your Goals’. Its £36,940 ATTO 3 incorporates a 60.48kWh battery and claims a 260-mile vary and DC charging in simply 29 minutes.
Earlier this month AM reported that the Chinese language OEM is planning to determine a UK retail community of 100 dealerships by the tip of 2025.
Michael Shu, the overall supervisor and managing director at BYD Europe and Worldwide Cooperation Division, stated: “BYD’s passenger automobile enterprise has developed quickly. We now have made preparations for the British market and introduced a brand new product matrix, together with our first automobile – the BYD ATTO 3.
“At current, BYD has served a complete of over 3.7 million NEV automobile homeowners. We hope to carry these experiences to the UK, which we recognise as one of many prime European markets.”