BYD dreams big with new Dolphin electric hatchback

The maker is continuing its Irish model offensive, offering buyers an electric family car that won’t break the bank

BYD Dolphin: promises a punchy price point for something of comparable quality to the Volkswagen ID.3 and MG 4 EV

BYD is far from a household name. But the initials stand for Build Your Dreams and that’s exactly what the company’s executives are trying to do. This is a Chinese brand that wants to be taken seriously, which means bringing out a range of appealing electric cars at an equally appealing cost. The Atto 3 SUV is already here, and now it’s the turn of the Dolphin hatchback.

It’s a family hatchback designed to compete ...