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Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in August 2016

Automakers in China rolled out 1,990,500 vehicles and delivered 2,071,000 in August, according to CAAM. Production and sales jumped 26.6% and 24.22% respectively over a year ago. Passenger car sales grew 26.34% to 1,795,500, including 916,200 sedans (up 20.12%), 654,100 SUVs (up 43.86%), 180,400 MPVs (up 35.93%), and 44,800 micro-vans (down 36.88%). In the first […]

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 […]

Most Popular New Cars in July 2016

Deliveries of China-made passenger cars jumped 23.3% on year to 1,609,000 units in July, says CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with June, demand dropped 5.6%. In July 845,000 sedans were sold, 15.3% more than the same period a year earlier; SUV sales increased 44.5% to 580,000; MPV sales went up 35.1% to 146,000. The […]

Sales Ranking of China-made Pure-electric Cars in 2015

Automakers in China rolled out 340,471 "new energy" vehicles (plug-in electric vehicles, or, PEVs) in 2015, 330% more than the previous year, according to CAAM. Sales of China-made PEVs increased 340% to 331,092 units. The pure-electric sector expanded 450% to 247,482 units, while demand for PHEVs jumped 180% to 83,610 units. Sales of pure-electric passenger […]