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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 […]

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 […]