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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 […]

Best-selling New Cars in November 2016

Most Popular sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in November 2016: the top 100 models (not including the imported) Rank Models Manufacturers Monthly Sales 1 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 45232 2 VW Lavida Sedan SAIC-VW 42716 3 Buick Excelle GT SAIC-GM 35533 4 Toyota Corolla FAW-Toyota 31932 5 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 31698 6 Ford Escort Changan-Ford 31052 7 VW […]

Best-selling New Cars in October 2016

In the first ten months of 2016, deliveries of China-made automobiles jumped 13.83% on year to 22,017,200 units, according to CAAM. Passenger car sales reached 19,095,800 on an increase of 15.4%. In October, the overall auto market expanded 18.65% to 2,649,900, with 2,344,100 passenger cars sold (up 20.29%). 1,170,500 sedans (two- or three-box) and 896,000 […]

Top-selling New Cars in September 2016

China auto sales jumped 26.14% on year to 2,564,100 in September, says CAAM. In the Jan.-Sept. period, automakers in the country delivered 19,360,400 vehicles in total, 13.17% more than a year earlier. The passenger car market expanded 28.94% to 2,268,300 units in Sept., and 14.75% to 16,752,000 units in the first nine months of 2016. […]

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 […]