China’s Auto Fleet Expands to 154 Million Vehicles

Civilian auto ownership reaches 154 million in China, revealed the Traffic Control Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security on November 27. Accounting for about 15% of the global auto fleet, the number trails only that in the US among all countries. At the same time, China has the world’s largest group of auto drivers, […]

Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in October 2014

Vehicle makers in China delivered 1,707,642 passenger cars in October, 6.6% more than the same period in 2013, says CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with the previous month, the wholesale number rose 1%. Both the SUV and MPV sectors posted a year-on-year growth of over 30%, reaching 388,729 and 178,321 units respectively. Sedan sales […]

Most Popular New Cars in September 2014

According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), automakers in the country delivered 1,983,600 new vehicles in the last month and 17,000,900 units in the January-September period. Compared with the same period in 2013, the numbers rose 2.47% and 7.04% respectively. Passenger car sales grew 6.44% in September to 1,696,000 and 10.17% in the first […]

Best-selling Cars in August 2014

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in August 2014 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 VW Sagitar FAW VW 25717 2 VW Santana Shanghai VW 24541 3 VW Lavida, sedan Shanghai VW 24215 4 VW Jetta FAW VW 23891 5 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 22982 6 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 21856 7 Hyundai Verna, sedan […]

Best-selling sedans, SUV, MPVs in July 2014

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in July 2014 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 VW Jetta FAW VW 27587 2 VW Sagitar FAW VW 26879 3 VW New Santana Shanghai VW 25406 4 VW Lavida sedan Shanghai VW 24420 5 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai GM 23129 6 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 20786 7 Hyundai Verna, sedan […]

July Car Sales by Maker

Sales of China-based passenger car makers reached 1,350,742 units in July 2014, 9% more than the same period a year ago, according to CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). In the first seven months of the year, deliveries of sedans, MPVs, SUVs and microvans jumped 11.1% on year to 10,979,988. Below are the results of all […]

Half-year Results of All Passenger Car Makers in China

Passenger car sales by maker the the first half of 2014 (not including pickup trucks) Rank Manufacturer Sales in H1 2014 1 Shanghai-Volkswagen 940478 2 FAW-Volkswagen 906208 3 Shanghai-GM 823203 4 SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) 791743 5 Beijing-Hyundai 552970 6 Changan 533933 7 Dongfeng-Nissan 476803 8 Changan-Ford 400454 9 Dongfeng-PSA (DPCA) 343170 10 Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia 310715 11 Great […]

Best-selling New Cars in the First Half of 2014

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in the first half of 2014 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 Volkswagen Lavida, sedan version Shanghai-Volkswagen 203008 2 Volkswagen New Santana Shanghai-Volkswagen 161952 3 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW-Volkswagen 155393 4 Volkswagen Jetta FAW-Volkswagen 152621 5 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 147404 6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 145214 7 Volkswagen Passat Shanghai-Volkswagen 135954 8 […]

Car Sales Passed 9.6 Million in the First Half of 2014

Car makers in China delivered 1,560,311 units in June and 9,629,246 in the first half of 2014, according to CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with the same period a year ago, deliveries rose 11.8% and 11.4% respectively. Excluding exports, sales increased 14% to 1,465,735 in June and 11.4% to 9,094,452 in H1. The numbers […]

Jan-May Passenger Car Sales by Brand

The deliveries recorded below cover China-made sedans (two- or three-box), MPVs, SUVs, and microvans. Click here for an overview of the May market. China Passenger Car Sales in the January-May Period of 2014 Rank in May Brand Manufacturer Sales in May Sales in the first five months of 2014 1 Volkswagen FAW-Volkswagen, Shanghai-Volkswagen 233928 1243347 […]

Best-selling sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in May 2014

Automakers in China sold 1,911,200 new vehicles in May 2014, 8.5% more than a year ago, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Output climbed 11% to 1,975,800 units. In the January-May period, China auto sales rose 9% on year to 9,838,100, while production reached 9,928,000 on a growth of 11%. In May the […]

6,853 PEVs Were Sold in China in Q1 2014

In the first three months of 2014 sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in China jumped 120% from a year ago to 6,853 units, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). The number includes 4,095 pure-electrics and 2,758 plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). Most of the gains came from the PHEV sector, which saw merely 301 […]

Most Popular New Cars in April 2014

CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) recorded 2,004,200 sales of new vehicles in April, 8.81% more than the same period a year ago. Compared with March, deliveries of China-made automobiles fell 7.6%. The passenger car market expanded 11.63% on year in April to 1,609,000 units, while that of buses and trucks shrank 1.31% to 395,200. […]

Best-selling New Cars in March 2014

According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), automakers delivered 2,169,100 vehicles in March, 6.58% more than the same period a year earlier. Passenger car sales climbed 7.86% to 1,710,100; the commercial vehicle market expanded 2.09% to reach 459,000 units. Below are the March numbers for the four sectors of the passenger car market: Sector […]

Most Popular New Cars in February 2014

Automakers sold a total of 1,596,400 new vehicles last month, 17.84% more than the same period a year ago. In the first two months of 2014, auto sales rose 10.73% on year to 3,752,900 units, including 3,159,000 passenger cars (up 11.33%) and 593,900 buses and trucks (up 7.62%). According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile […]

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