Category Archives: Sales

Best-selling cars in July 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in July 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 27018 2 VW Lavida Sedan SAIC VW 23589 3 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 20795 4 VW Sagitar FAW VW 17212 5 VW Jetta FAW VW 15696 6 VW Golf FAW VW 12958 7 Toyota Vios FAW Toyota […]

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 […]

Best-selling New Cars in June 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in June 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 25685 2 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 25105 3 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 22039 4 Chevrolet Cruze Shanghai GM 19919 5 Buick Excelle GT Shanghai GM 19493 6 VW Jetta FAW Jetta 19138 7 VW Santana Shanghai […]

Chinese EV Sales Topped 10,000 in May 2015

Deliveries of plug-in electric cars reached 10,856 in May 2015, jumping 192% on year and 30% on month, according to China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). The count only covers high-speed passenger models produced within China. 6,540 pure-electric cars were sold in the month, up 145% on year; sales of PHEVs soared 308% to 4,316. In […]

Most Popular New Cars in May 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in May 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 27685 2 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 27240 3 VW Jetta FAW VW 23234 4 Toyota Corolla FAW Toyota 22965 5 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 22701 6 VW Sagitar FAW VW 22422 7 VW Passat Shanghai […]

Best-selling China-made EVs in April 2015

China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) recorded 8,320 sales of plug-in electric passenger cars in April, including 5,155 all-electrics and 3,165 hybrids (not including imported models such as Tesla Model S and Chevrolet Volt). In the first four months of 2015, a total of 27,405 China-made PHEVs were delivered, 166% more than the same period a […]

April Passenger Car Sales by Maker

Growth of the Chinese auto industry came to a halt in April as deliveries dipped 0.5% from the same period in 2014. According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), sales of China-made vehicles fell below two million to 1,994,500 in the last month, while output increased just 0.6% on year to 2,079,700. In the […]

Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in April 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in April 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 VW Santana Shanghai VW 27909 2 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 26655 3 VW Jetta FAW VW 25388 4 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 23613 5 VW Sagitar FAW VW 23192 6 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 20698 7 Toyota Corolla FAW […]

Chinese EV Sales in March 2015

Automakers in China produced 14,328 and sold 14,122 plug-in EVs (PEVs) in March, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). Compared with the same period in 2014, the output and sales soared 280% and 300% respectively. Deliveries of pure-electric automobiles (both passenger and commercial vehicles) jumped 350% to 9,390, while hybrid sales rose 190% […]

Most Popular New Cars in March 2015

Top 100 best-selling sedans/ hatchbacks/ coupes in March 2015 Rank Models Manufacturers Sales 1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai VW 36959 2 VW Santana Shanghai VW 31686 3 VW Jetta FAW VW 28518 4 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng Nissan 25538 5 Hyundai Elantra Langdong Beijing Hyundai 24793 6 Chevrolet Sail Sedan Shanghai GM 23460 7 Ford Escort […]

Best-selling New Cars in February 2015

Passenger car sales in the second month of the year grew 6.42% on year to 1,396,700 units, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). Compared with January 2015, deliveries plunged 31.47%, as the long holiday of Spring Festival significantly cut the number of business days in February. In the first two months, the passenger […]

Chinese Auto Exports Fell Below 900,000 Vehicles in 2014

According to China’s General Administration of Customs, auto exports from the country dropped 2.8% from 2013 to 897,000 units last year. In terms of value, however, sales overseas increased 4.6% to 12.53 billion US dollars. The average vehicle exported sold for 13,967 US dollars, 7.7% higher than in 2013. Sedans accounted for 41.3% of the […]

Chinese EV Sales in January 2015

According to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), sales of China-made plug-in EVs (PEVs) reached 6,395 units in the first month of 2015, including 3,106 pure electrics and 3,289 hybrids. The figures cover only highway-capable models that have a top speed of 80km/h or higher. The automakers in the country produced 6,663 PEVs in total […]

Best-selling Cars in January 2015

Automakers in China delivered 2,319,600 new vehicles in the first month of 2015, 7.56% more than the same period a year earlier. Compared with the last month of 2014, deliveries dropped 3.75%. Passenger car sales jumped 10.35% on year to 2,038,000 units; commercial vehicle sales fell 9.04% to 281,600. In January, the sedan sector saw […]

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 […]