Car Sales Passed 9.6 Million in the First Half of 2014

Car makers in China delivered 1,560,311 units in June and 9,629,246 in the first half of 2014, according to CPCA (China Passenger Car Association). Compared with the same period a year ago, deliveries rose 11.8% and 11.4% respectively. Excluding exports, sales increased 14% to 1,465,735 in June and 11.4% to 9,094,452 in H1. The numbers […]

Jan-May Passenger Car Sales by Brand

The deliveries recorded below cover China-made sedans (two- or three-box), MPVs, SUVs, and microvans. Click here for an overview of the May market. China Passenger Car Sales in the January-May Period of 2014 Rank in May Brand Manufacturer Sales in May Sales in the first five months of 2014 1 Volkswagen FAW-Volkswagen, Shanghai-Volkswagen 233928 1243347 […]

Best-selling sedans, SUVs, and MPVs in May 2014

Automakers in China sold 1,911,200 new vehicles in May 2014, 8.5% more than a year ago, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Output climbed 11% to 1,975,800 units. In the January-May period, China auto sales rose 9% on year to 9,838,100, while production reached 9,928,000 on a growth of 11%. In May the […]

6,853 PEVs Were Sold in China in Q1 2014

In the first three months of 2014 sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in China jumped 120% from a year ago to 6,853 units, according to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers). The number includes 4,095 pure-electrics and 2,758 plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). Most of the gains came from the PHEV sector, which saw merely 301 […]

Most Popular New Cars in April 2014

CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) recorded 2,004,200 sales of new vehicles in April, 8.81% more than the same period a year ago. Compared with March, deliveries of China-made automobiles fell 7.6%. The passenger car market expanded 11.63% on year in April to 1,609,000 units, while that of buses and trucks shrank 1.31% to 395,200. […]

Best-selling New Cars in March 2014

According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), automakers delivered 2,169,100 vehicles in March, 6.58% more than the same period a year earlier. Passenger car sales climbed 7.86% to 1,710,100; the commercial vehicle market expanded 2.09% to reach 459,000 units. Below are the March numbers for the four sectors of the passenger car market: Sector […]

Most Popular New Cars in February 2014

Automakers sold a total of 1,596,400 new vehicles last month, 17.84% more than the same period a year ago. In the first two months of 2014, auto sales rose 10.73% on year to 3,752,900 units, including 3,159,000 passenger cars (up 11.33%) and 593,900 buses and trucks (up 7.62%). According to CAAM (China Association of Automobile […]

China’s Auto Fleet Expands to 137 Million

The Ministry of Public Security revealed earlier this month that by the end of 2013 the number of registered motor vehicles in China topped 250 million, gaining 10 million in the past year. The ownership of automobiles, which are four- or three-wheeled, rose from 121 million at the end of 2012 to 137 million. Just […]

January Passenger Car Sales by Maker

Sales numbers below come from China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). They cover only passenger cars: two- or three-box sedans, MPVs, SUVs, and microvans. Passenger vehicle sales of carmakers based in China in January 2014 Rank Manufacturers Sales 1 Shanghai Volkswagen 199,688 2 Shanghai GM 171,755 3 FAW Volkswagen 160,288 4 SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) 158,587 5 Beijing […]

Most Popular Cars in January 2014

Data from CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) show that vehicle makers in the country delivered 2,156,400 units in the first month of 2014, 5.99% more than a year earlier. The number sets a new record in monthly sales of China-made new automobiles. Passenger car sales increased 7.03% to 1,846,900, while the market of commercial […]

2013 Passenger Vehicle Sales by Brand

Sales numbers below do not include imports. They are compiled using data from China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). The cars counted were all made in China, being two-/three-box sedans, SUVs, or MPVs, and did not include commercial vehicles (pickup trucks, microvans, buses, etc.). Rank Brand Sales in 2013 1 Volkswagen 2395696 2 Hyundai 1030808 3 […]

2013 Passenger Car Sales by Maker

Sales numbers listed below cover only two- or three-box sedans, MPVs, and SUVs. Pickup trucks, microvans and other commercial vehicles are not included. Rank Car Maker Deliveries 1 Shanghai GM 1,542,559 2 Shanghai Volkswagen 1,525,008 3 FAW Volkswagen 1,513,618 4 Beijing Hyundai 1,030,808 5 Dongfeng Nissan 926,229 6 Chang’an Ford 682,686 7 Great Wall 627,436 […]

Chinese Auto Exports Dropped Below 1 Million in 2013

In contrast with soaring domestic demand, oversea orders for China-made vehicles fell in 2013, thwarting the country’s effort to become a major auto exporter. After surpassing 1 million in 2012, shipments to buyers abroad fell 7.5% last year to 977,300 units, data from CAAM show. Automakers exported a total of 596,300 passenger cars, 9.8% less […]

Plug-in EV Sales in China Rose 37.9% to 17,600 in 2013

An official from CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers) disclosed at the 2013 Global New Energy Vehicle Conference (GNEV) that the Chinese market of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) expanded 37.9% last year to 17,600 units, which included 14,604 pure electrics and 3,038 plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). According to him, automakers in the country rolled out 17,500 […]

Best-selling Cars in China: the Top 30 MPVs of 2013

Top 30 best-selling MPVs in 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Wuling Hongguang SGMW 448,484 2 Dongfeng Fengxing Lingzhi Dongfeng Fengxing 110,112 3 Chana Honor Chang’an 91,069 4 Buick GL8 Shanghai-GM 70,191 5 Dongfeng Fengxing Joyear Dongfeng Fengxing 70,077 6 JAC Refine JAC 54,152 7 FAW Xenia (Senya) FAW Jilin 40,424 8 VW Touran Shanghai-VW […]