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 […]

Best-selling Cars in China: the Top 40 SUVs of 2013

Top 40 best-selling SUVs in 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 Haval H6 Great Wall 217,889 2 VW Tiguan Shanghai-VW 199,782 3 Honda CR-V Dongfeng-Honda 199,333 4 Hyundai ix35 Beijing-Hyundai 156,876 5 Great Wall M4 Great Wall 128,054 6 Nissan Qashqai Dongfeng-Nissan 124,589 7 Toyota RAV4 FAW-Toyota 117,800 8 Audi Q5 FAW-VW 102,514 9 Ford […]

Best-selling Cars in China: the Top 100 Sedans of 2013

Top 100 best-selling sedans (hatchbacks or notchbacks) in 2013 Rank Models Makers Deliveries 1 VW Lavida Sedan Shanghai-VW 374,056 2 Buick Excelle Shanghai-GM 296,183 3 VW Sagitar FAW-VW 271,188 4 VW Jetta FAW-VW 263,408 5 Chevy Sail, sedan version Shanghai-GM 263,163 6 Nissan Sylphy Dongfeng-Nissan 259,545 7 Chevy Cruze Shanghai-GM 246,890 8 VW Bora FAW-VW […]

China Auto Sales Hit Record High of 21.98 Million in 2013

New vehicle sales topped 20 million in China last year, setting a new world record. Automakers based in the country sold a total of 21,984,100 units, 13.87% more than 2012, according to a report released on January 9 by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). The count includes nearly 18 million passenger vehicles and over […]