Chinese EV Sales Ranking for 2012

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Chery | Electric Car | Sales

While doubling the size it was in 2011, the Chinese market for plug-in electric cars remained extremely small last year. According to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, automakers based in China delivered only about 12,000 high-speed pure electrics and 1,500 plug-in hybrids in 2012, which, combined, accounted for 0.826% of the 15,495,200 passenger cars sold.

The electric Chery QQ supmermini, selling for about 40,000 Yuan after rebates, took nearly half of the EV market. The runner-up was JAC’s iev. The electric version of the J3 subcompact sedan sold 2,485 units. The much-hyped BYD e6 came in third with 2,091 deliveries.

2012 sales ranking of Chinese-built pure-electric cars
Model Sales
1. Chery QQ3 EV 5,305
2. JAC iev (J3 EV) 2,485
3. BYD e6 2,091
4. Zotye TD100 EV 845
5. BAIC E150 EV 644
6. SAIC Roewe E50 238
7. Zotye 5008 EV 142
8. Zotye M300 EV 134
9. Changan CX30 EV 100
10. Chery Riich M1 EV 90
11. Shanghai-GM Springo 11
Total: 12,085
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