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Most Popular New Cars in March 2016

Data from CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) show that automakers delivered 2,439,700 new vehicles in March, 8.76% more than the same period in 2015. The passenger car market expanded 9.76% to 2,055,700 units, and sales of buses and trucks gained 3.75% to 384,000. In March, the sedan sector shrank 3.26% to 1,038,900 deliveries; microvan […]

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 […]

Best-selling China-made SUVs in 2015

Automakers in China rolled out a total of 6,243,600 SUVs (including crossovers) in 2015, 49.65% more than the previous year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Sales of China-made SUVs jumped 52.39% on year to 6,220,300. Native brands, led by Haval (Great Wall) and Changan, had over half of the market, with 3,357,126 […]

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 […]