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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 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 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 […]