China’s EV maker BYD to build bus assembly and battery plant in Indonesia

China's BYD is reportedly negotiating to build an electric bus assembly plant in Batang Industrial Park in Central Java, Indonesia. PHOTO: REUTERS
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China’s BYD Automobile, the world’s largest maker of electric vehicles (EVs), has set its sights on building an electric bus assembly plant and, eventually, a battery manufacturing factory in Indonesia.

A source close to the negotiations between the Chinese company and Indonesia said that the facilities would be built in Batang Industrial Park, in Central Java province.

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