The 33rd issue Havana International Fair took place from Nov 2nd to Nov 6th, 2015. BYD e6 showcased in the fair as the first pure electric vehicle being introduced to Cuba. The zero emission vehicles stood out from all the exhibits and got the golden medal for “Best Quality Product” with the witness of Mr. Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdezl, Vice President of Cuba.
Havana International Fair is a well-established fair that takes place annually since 1983. It is the most important general trade fair in Cuba and the Caribbean as well as one of the most representatives from Latin America. This year, the fair had more than 20,000 square meters of net exhibition area and attracted around 4,500 national and foreign exhibitors from over 60 countries, and received 150,000 visitors and the participation of important official and business delegations. The fair is also designed to consolidate a way of promoting Cuba’s international links and relations with the entire world.
During the fair, many Cuban authorities visited BYD stand, to see for themselves the first 100% battery electric vehicle and know more about BYD and its green solution to “the whole problem”. Among these we have Mr. Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz, Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment; Mr. Adel Yzquierdo Rodríguez, Cuba’s Minister of Transport; Mr. Marino Alberto Murrillo Jorge, Minister of Economy and Planning; and Mr. Zhang Tuo, Ambassador, Chinese Embassy in Cuba among others.
Every year the committee of the fair organizes an award ceremony for those pavilions, companies and products that stand out in different categories. This year the awards ceremony took place on the night of November 6th in “Palacio de Convenciones”, gathering all applicants. Mr. Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdezl, Vice President of Cuba and Mr. Ricardo Cabrisas Ruíz, Vice President of the Council of Ministers participated in the ceremony and gave the awards to the winners in different categories.
Representing China, the BYD e6 obtained a golden medal in the category of “Best Quality Product” in Havana International Fair 2015. This award proves once again that BYD’s state of the art technology has been well received and greatly influenced the entire world.