Best-selling China-made EVs in April 2015

China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) recorded 8,320 sales of plug-in electric passenger cars in April, including 5,155 all-electrics and 3,165 hybrids (not including imported models such as Tesla Model S and Chevrolet Volt). In the first four months of 2015, a total of 27,405 China-made PHEVs were delivered, 166% more than the same period a […]

April Passenger Car Sales by Maker

Growth of the Chinese auto industry came to a halt in April as deliveries dipped 0.5% from the same period in 2014. According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), sales of China-made vehicles fell below two million to 1,994,500 in the last month, while output increased just 0.6% on year to 2,079,700. In the […]

The 2016 BYD e6 Will Get a Longer Driving Range of 400km


A document from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reveals that the e6 pure-electric will get larger battery and increased driving range for 2016. On the government paper listing upcoming EVs qualified for sales tax exemption, we are provided with the following data of the upgraded e6: Automaker Vehicle codename Marketing Name Driving Range […]

Chinese EV Sales in March 2015

Automakers in China produced 14,328 and sold 14,122 plug-in EVs (PEVs) in March, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). Compared with the same period in 2014, the output and sales soared 280% and 300% respectively. Deliveries of pure-electric automobiles (both passenger and commercial vehicles) jumped 350% to 9,390, while hybrid sales rose 190% […]

Most Popular New Cars in March 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in March 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 36959 2 VW Santana Shanghai VW 31686 3 VW Jetta FAW VW 28518 4 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 25538 5 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 24793 6 Chevrolet Sail Sedan Shanghai GM 23460 7 Ford Escort […]

Best-selling New Cars in February 2015

Passenger car sales in the second month of the year grew 6.42% on year to 1,396,700 units, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). Compared with January 2015, deliveries plunged 31.47%, as the long holiday of Spring Festival significantly cut the number of business days in February. In the first two months, the passenger […]

Chinese Auto Exports Fell Below 900,000 Vehicles in 2014

According to China’s General Administration of Customs, auto exports from the country dropped 2.8% from 2013 to 897,000 units last year. In terms of value, however, sales overseas increased 4.6% to 12.53 billion US dollars. The average vehicle exported sold for 13,967 US dollars, 7.7% higher than in 2013. Sedans accounted for 41.3% of the […]

Chinese EV Sales in January 2015

According to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), sales of China-made plug-in EVs (PEVs) reached 6,395 units in the first month of 2015, including 3,106 pure electrics and 3,289 hybrids. The figures cover only highway-capable models that have a top speed of 80km/h or higher. The automakers in the country produced 6,663 PEVs in total […]

Best-selling Cars in January 2015

Automakers in China delivered 2,319,600 new vehicles in the first month of 2015, 7.56% more than the same period a year earlier. Compared with the last month of 2014, deliveries dropped 3.75%. Passenger car sales jumped 10.35% on year to 2,038,000 units; commercial vehicle sales fell 9.04% to 281,600. In January, the sedan sector saw […]

2014 EV Sales Ranking

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) soared 324% last year to 74,763 units, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Production reached 78,499 units, 4.5 times that in 2013. Automakers in the country rolled out a total of 48,605 pure-electric models and 29,894 plug-in hybrids, while sales of the two types of EVs jumped […]

Best-selling MPVs in 2014

Below are the sales of all players in the MPV category in 2014. The category, according to the standard classification in China, does not cover micro vans. Only models built in China are included in the list below. The numbers are supplied by China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). Rank Models Manufacturer 2014 Sales 1 Wuling […]

Best-selling SUVs in 2014

Below are the 2014 deliveries of the top 60 best-selling SUVs in China. Only models made within the country are included. All data come from China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). Rank Model Manufacturer 2014 Sales 1 Haval H6 Great Wall 315881 2 VW Tiguan Shanghai VW 237404 3 Honda CR-V Dongfeng Honda 168184 4 Hyundai […]

Best-selling Sedans in 2014

The list here covers the top 120 best-selling sedans (two- or three-box) produced or assembled in China. The numbers are provided by China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). Rank Models Manufacturers Sales in 2014 1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 371962 2 VW Sagitar FAW VW 300082 3 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 300058 4 VW Jetta […]

2014 Passenger Car Sales by Brand

According to China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), automakers in China delivered 19,706,827 passenger vehicles in 2014, including 12,507,614 sedans, 4,105,802 SUVs, and 1,855,812 MPVs. Below is a breakdown of the deliveries by brand. Imports and commercial vehicles (pickups, buses, trucks, tractors) are not included, while micro vans are. Rank Brand Manufacturer(s) Sales in 2014 1 […]