The F3DM is BYD's first plug in hybrid with a 60 mi all electric range and a 300 mi total range. The F3DM is powered by a 1L gasoline engine and two permanent magnet motors (25kW and 50kW). The F3DM has a 16kWh battery pack and 9 gallon gas tank. Warren Buffet invested $230M for 10% of BYD's parent, which is also a battery maker. BYD employs 130k workers and is located in Shenzen, China.
Now available in China. Targeted for US and EU in 2012.