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Best-selling New Cars in July 2017

In July 1,971,200 automobiles were delivered, up 6.15% year-on-year but down 9.24% from the previous month. Passenger car sales grow 4.27% from the year earlier to 1,678,400 units, while deliveries of buses and trucks soared 18.36% to 292,800. Since the beginning of the year, sales of China-made vehicles rose 4.1% to 15,325,200 units, including 12,931,400 […]

Best-selling New Cars in June 2017

Automakers in China delivered 2,172,000 vehicles to dealers in June (up 4.5% on year) and 13,354,000 in the first half of 2017 (up 3.8%), according to CAAM. The passenger car market grew relatively slow at 2.3% in June with 1,832,000 sales and 1.6% in H1 2017 with 11,253,000 sales. Deliveries of new-energy vehicles jumped 14.4% […]

Best-selling New Cars in May 2017

Sales of China-made vehicles went down slightly, at 0.09% on year, in May, reaching 2,096,000. Deliveries of passenger cars dropped 2.64% to 1,751,300, those of buses and trucks jumping 15.23% to 344,700. In the first five months of 2017, the auto market expanded 3.71% to 11,182,000, with 9,421,100 sales of passenger cars (up 1.48%) and […]

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 […]