New BYD director for Spanish market

BYD Europe has appointed former Solaris and VDL executive Joaquín Bellido as its new director for Spain. Isbrand Ho, managing director, BYD Europe, says: “We plan to make real progress in the Spanish market in the future since there is an increasing demand for zero-emission buses from city transport operators throughout the country. We look forward to Joaquín building on his outstanding contacts in the industry to move us forward aggressively.”

Bellido adds: “I have admired BYD’s technical excellence in terms of battery design and capability and want to help bring this proven technology to a wider Spanish audience.”