Chinese Pickup Truck Sales, Led by Great Wall Wingle, Surged 48% to 378,000 Units in 2010

Automakers in China sold 378,000 pickup trucks last year, 48% more than 2009, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Leading for 13 consecutive years, the Wingle series from Great Wall Motor delivered 103,181 units, up from 71,000 in 2009.

Following Great Wall, JMC, maker of Baodian pickup, and Zhengzhou-Nissan, maker of Dongfeng Rich pickup, derived from Nissan D22, sold 54,000 and 53,000 units, respectively.

Sales of GrandTiger, Admiral, and Changling pickups from Hebei Zhongxing Automobile Co., Ltd. (ZXAuto) reached 46,074 units. Gonow’s New Fan, Alter, Troy, New Jetstar delivered 29,451.

Beiqi Foton, which claims to be the world’s largest commercial vehicle maker, sold 28,115 Sup pickups.

(Below: Great Wall Wingle3 pickup)
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