Exploring a Sustainable Business Routing for China’s New Energy Vehicles: BYD as an Example

  • Yun LinEmail author
  • Jie Li
  • Xingjun Huang
  • Zhen Guo
  • Yi Sun
  • Runzhi Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 925)


The purpose of this paper is to explore the sustainable route of China’s new energy vehicles with sustainable business model. It is based upon a case study of the new energy vehicles leader: BYD. In order to compare the different periods of business model of the example, business model canvas and triple layered business model canvas are proposed. Through the use of case studies drawn from real-world situations, BYD improve its technology to capture the market, innovate its business model to break the bottleneck. Other companies should learn from the merits of BYD’s new energy vehicles development. The originality of the paper is that we compare the Business model canvas and Triple layered business model canvas and present a sustainable business approach, triple layered business model canvas, for new energy vehicle firms.


Sustainability China’s new energy vehicles Business model canvas Triple layered business model canvas 



This work was supported in part by the National Social Science Fund of China (Grant No. 18BJY066), Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. 106112016CDJXZ338825), Chongqing key industrial generic key technological innovation projects (Grant No. cstc2015zdcy-ztzx60009), Chongqing Science and Technology Research Program (Grant No. cstc2015yykfC60002).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Mechanical EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of Automotive EngineeringChongqing UniversityChongqingChina

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