Category Archives: Top Sellers

Best-Selling Models in January

Auto sales in the first month of 2013 soared 46.38% from a year earlier to 2,034,500, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The passenger car market expanded 48.68% to 1,725,500, while sales of buses and trucks reached 309,000 on a 34.75% increase. Analysts say the high growth may be illusory as some automakers, […]

Most Popular Cars in China: The 2012 List

Volkswagen and General Motors dominated the 2012 list of top-ten besting-selling sedans in China, contributing five and three entries respectively. The Buick Excelle compact, built by Shanghai GM, successfully defended its No.1 position by beating close rivals such as VW Lavida and VW Jetta. However, the biggest winner was truly Ford Focus from Changan Ford, […]

Best-selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in November

China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) recorded 1.791 million new vehicle deliveries in November, 8.16% more than the same period a year ago. In the first eleven months of this year, sales of automakers based in China rose 4.03% on year to 17,493,200, including 14,032,400 passenger cars (up 7.09%) and 3,460,800 buses and trucks (down […]

Top Selling Cars in October

Automakers in China delivered 5.32% more vehicles in October than in the same period a year earlier, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. The 1,606,000 sales include 1,298,900 passenger cars (up 6.4% on year) and 307,100 commercial vehicles (up 0.99% on year). Compared with the previous month (September), sales dipped 0.73%. For the first […]

Most Popular New Cars in September

Top 20 best-selling sedans Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida Shanghai-VW 24,600 2 Chevy Sail Notchback Shanghai-GM 23,945 3 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 23,186 4 VW Passat Shanghai-VW 22,899 5 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 21,109 6 Hyundai Elantra-Yuedong Beijing-Hyundai 20,343 7 VW Jetaa FAW-VW 19,448 8 Hyundai Verna Beijing-Hyundai 18,765 9 Chevy Cruze Shanghai-GM 18,338 10 […]

September Auto Sales Dipped to 1.62 Million

The overall market of Chinese-made automobiles took a hit last month as demand dropped drastically for Japanese-brand vehicles. Report released today by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) shows that automakers in China sold 1,617,400 vehicles in September, 1.75% less than the same period a year ago. In a rare case, both the passenger and […]

Best Selling Sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in August

Automakers in China delivered 1,495,200 vehicles in August, 8.3% more than a year earlier, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). For the first eight months of 2012, auto sales increased 4.1% to 12,474,700. As the Chinese economy slows down, demand for trucks and buses dropped 8.85% on year to 2,520,700 in the first […]

Most Popular New Cars in July

Automakers in China sold 1,379,400 vehicles in July, 8.16% more than a year earlier, says China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Compared with June, deliveries dropped 12.56%. Sales of passenger cars increased 10.71% to 1,120,200, while the market of commercial vehicles continued to shrink, declining 1.63% on year to 259,200. For the first seven months, […]

Best-selling New Cars in June

Top 20 best-selling sedans Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Buick Excelle Shanghai GM 24,009 2 Chevy Sail Sedan Shanghai GM 23,569 3 Chevy Cruze Shanghai GM 21,076 4 Volkswagen Jetta FAW Volkswagen 20,995 5 Volkswagen Bora FAW Volkswagen 19,971 6 Volkswagen Sagitar FAW Volkswagen 19,037 7 Nissan Tiida Dongfeng Nissan 18,691 8 Nissan Sunny Dongfeng […]

Most Popular New Cars in May

Vehicle sales in May gained 15.97% from a year earlier to 1,607,200, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. The large increase came mainly from automakers rushing to overstock dealers in order to meet half-year sales targets in June. The overall market grew just 1.7% for the first five months, reaching 8,023,500, as deliveries of […]

Most Popular New Cars in April

Automakers in China sold 1,624,400 vehicles in April, 5.19% more than a year earlier, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Compared with March, sales fell 11.65%. The passenger car market expanded 12.46% on year to reach 1,276,000 units, while demand for commercial vehicles dropped 14.97% to 348,400 units. In the first four months, […]

Most Popular New Cars in March

Passenger car sales in China rose 2.6% in March from the same month in 2011 to 1,268,489, according to China Passenger Car Association. The SUV sector continued to outperform the overall market, posting a 20.2% year-on-year growth and 155,175 sales. Sedan deliveries increased 2% to 837,685. MPV and microvan sales dropped 2.5% and 3.8% to […]

China’s Q1 Auto Sales dropped 3.4% to 4.79 Million

Report released today by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers showed the world’s largest auto market contracted 3.4% from a year ago in the first quarter of 2012. Total deliveries declined to 4,792,700 units, as the sedan, microvan, and bus sectors posted negative growth. Q1 passenger car sales slipped 1.25% to 3,773,700 on less demand for […]

Best-selling Cars in February

CAAM press conference

Automakers in China delivered 1,567,100 vehicles in Feb., 24.5% more than a year ago, says China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on a press conference held today in Beijing. Production rose 28.5% to 1,608,700 units. For the first two months, sales went down 6% to 2,954,300. Sedan sales gained 30.88% on year in Feb. to […]