BYD Co. Ltd. engages in the research, development, manufacture and sale of rechargeable batteries. The company also manufactures and sells automobiles and related products, handset components, LCD and other electronic products. It operates its business through four segments: Rechargeable Battery & Other Products, Mobile Handset Components & Assembly Service, Automobiles & Related Products, and Other. The Rechargeable Battery & Other Products segment manufactures and sells lithium-ion and nickel batteries principally for mobile phones, electric tool, and other portable electronic instruments and new energy products. The Mobile Handset Components & Assembly Service segment engages in the manufacture and sale of mobile handset components such as housing, keypads and provision of assembly services. The Automobiles & Related Products segment engages in the manufacture and sale of automobiles and auto-related moulds and components. The Other segment comprises of non-manufacturing business of the company. The company was founded on February 10, 1995 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.