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Best-selling China-made SUVs in 2015

Automakers in China rolled out a total of 6,243,600 SUVs (including crossovers) in 2015, 49.65% more than the previous year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Sales of China-made SUVs jumped 52.39% on year to 6,220,300. Native brands, led by Haval (Great Wall) and Changan, had over half of the market, with 3,357,126 […]

Most Popular New Cars in November 2015

The passenger vehicle market expanded 17.6% on year to 2,024,420 units in November, according to CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Deliveries of sedans (two- or three-box) dropped 0.3% to 1,068,017, while those of SUVs jumped 74.6% to 673,969. Sales of MPVs reached 208,707 on a 7.7% increase. The microvan sector grew 5.4% to 73,727 units. […]

Chinese EV Sales Ranking in the First Half of 2015

Data from China Association of Automobile Manufacturers show that automakers based in the country sold 72,711 plug-in battery vehicles in the first six months of 2015, 240% more than the same period a year earlier. EV production jumped 250% to 76,233 units. According to China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), deliveries of China-made passenger EVs reached […]

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 […]

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 […]