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Best Sellers in March 2017

In March automakers in China delivered a total of 2,542,900 vehicles, 3.98% more than the same period in 2016, says CAAM. Passenger car sales increased 1.7% to 2,096,300. In the first quarter of this year, the auto market expanded 7.02% to 7,002,000 units, including 5,947,600 passenger cars (up 4.63%) and 1,054,500 commercial vehicles (up 22.85%). […]

Best-selling Cars in Feb. 2017

Sales of China-made passenger vehicles in February jumped 18.29% on year to 1,632,700, says CPCA. In the first two months of 2017, the car market expanded 6.29% to 3,851,300 units. Deliveries of plug-in battery vehicles in the two months fell 30.5% to 24,781, including 18,963 pure-electrics and 5,818 hybrids. Feb. sales of the top-ten carmakers […]

Best-selling China-made EVs in 2016

In 2016 carmakers in China delivered 329,000 units of plug-in electric passenger vehicles, according to CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with the previous year, EV sales soared 86%. 75% of the count, or 240,000 units, are pure-electric cars; their sales jumped 116% on year. Deliveries of plug-in hybrids went up 26% to 80,000. Data […]

SAIC-GM to Launch “Chevrolet Cavalier”, a Sibling of Buick Excelle GT

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The Chevrolet product line in China will soon include a new member, the Cavalier compact sedan. Slotted between Chevrolet Sail and Cruze, the upcoming, China-made Cavalier is unrelated to the Chevrolet car in North America bearing the same name, the production of which was terminated in 2005. In substance, the new Cavalier is a re-badged […]