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China Car Sales up 4.1% in February fueled by Chinese brands push.

China Car Sales MG-3_2014

China Car Sales up 4.1% in February fueled by Chinese brands push with Wuling and ChangAn on the podium and impressive increase posted by Dongfeng, BYD, Geely, BAIC and Ba0jiun.

In February 2015 according to data released by C.A.A.M., the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in China have been 1.643.300, up 4.1% compared with the correspondent month last year, achieving the 24th year on year consecutive growing step.

Year to date February sales had been 4.033.457, up 7.1%. While the car passenger segment is growing, the LCVs market is down.

Following the high performance scored in January, the market leader Volkswagen in February had not taken the pace with sales figures down 18.0% Y.o.Y. at 228.606 units. Year to date sales were 559.570, up 4.2%.

Chinese producers are gaining space, mainly thanks to a huge SUV new models line up and in February two Chinese brands were on podium with Wuling second with 122.208 sales (-0.4%) and ChangAn third with 119.399 units (+0.9%).

Behind the tow leaders, the others top Chinese brands were fast growing with Dongfeng very active in the car passenger segment advanced in 9th place with 49.268 sales (+34.2%), BYD in 12th with 37.112 sales (+31.5%), Geely 14th with 33.233 sales (+%) and BAIC 16th with 31.911 sales (+382.5%).

To be mention the Ford performance as well, the Blu Oval taking the pace at +18% year on year.

As far as the car groups performance, the leader was the Volkswagen Group with 17.7% of market share, ahead of SAIC with 9.1% and ChangAn with 7.7%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the  Wuling Hongguang was first with 55.502 sales (-20.9%) ahead of Volkswagen Lavida  with 45.427 units (-0.9%) and Hyundai Elantra with 27.906 (-12.1%).

To see details on model ranking please read the report recently published over them.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Feb Rank Jan Brand Sales Feb YtD Feb Feb Var YtD Var Share Feb ’15 Share Jan ’15
1 1 Volkswagen 228.606 559.570 -18,0% 4,2% 13,9% 13,9%
2 7 Wuling 122.208 197.524 -0,4% -34,7% 7,4% 3,2%
3 2 ChangAn 119.399 274.316 0,9% 32,7% 7,3% 6,5%
4 3 Hyundai 75.024 179.823 -1,1% -5,9% 4,6% 4,4%
5 5 Ford 62.761 148.767 18,3% 18,2% 3,8% 3,6%
6 4 Buick 59.190 149.833 0,0% -6,1% 3,6% 3,8%
7 9 Toyota 54.144 123.020 -8,1% -9,4% 3,3% 2,9%
8 10 Chevrolet 50.349 117.956 0,4% -1,2% 3,1% 2,8%
9 6 Dongfeng 49.268 134.842 34,2% 8,9% 3,0% 3,6%
10 13 Kia 46.730 106.057 2,8% -2,2% 2,8% 2,5%
11 12 Honda 38.716 99.574 -5,2% -2,4% 2,4% 2,5%
12 19 BYD 37.112 79.447 31,5% 24,0% 2,3% 1,8%
13 15 Audi 35.515 90.029 28,7% 13,3% 2,2% 2,3%
14 14 Geely 33.233 92.210 48,3% 65,1% 2,0% 2,5%
15 26 Mercedes 32.823 57.323 6,0% 0,7% 2,0% 1,0%
16 16 Beijing Auto (BAIC) 31.911 84.356 382,5% 102,7% 1,9% 2,2%
17 17 BMW 31.406 79.308 2,5% 10,8% 1,9% 2,0%
18 8 Nissan 30.724 99.691 -43,9% -13,5% 1,9% 2,9%
19 24 Great Wall 29.500 57.900 -28,2% -16,0% 1,8% 1,2%
19 11 Haval (Great Wall) 29.500 93.785 36,5% 84,6% 1,8% 2,7%
20 22 Baojun 27.842 61.508 397,0% 322,2% 1,7% 1,4%
21 18 Peugeot 26.919 71.889 26,6% 31,8% 1,6% 1,9%
22 20 Chery 26.500 63.163 -13,9% 4,4% 1,6% 1,5%
23 27 Suzuki 24.500 46.900 39,2% 8,6% 1,5% 0,9%
24 21 Foton 23.607 58.326 -3,0% -8,6% 1,4% 1,5%
25 28 Skoda 23.200 44.600 27,4% 3,8% 1,4% 0,9%
26 25 Jinbei 22.934 50.116 129,3% 17,0% 1,4% 1,1%
27 29 Citroen 21.400 42.150 8,2% -20,3% 1,3% 0,9%
28 31 Mazda 20.200 40.000 34,0% 8,3% 1,2% 0,8%
29 33 Brilliance 17.049 36.666 6,0% 13,4% 1,0% 0,8%
30 41 Jac 15.987 33.436 6,0% -8,1% 1,0% 0,7%

Rank Feb Rank Jan Group Sales Feb Ytd Feb Y.o.Y Feb ’15 Share Feb ’15 Share Jan ’15
1 1 Volkswagen 291.376 703.016 -11,3% 17,7% 17,2%
2 5 SAIC 149.222 282.532 2,2% 9,1% 5,6%
3 2 ChangAn 126.819 297.884 1,2% 7,7% 7,2%
4 3 Hyundai-Kia 121.754 285.880 0,4% 7,4% 6,9%
5 4 GM 114.498 277.323 0,4% 7,0% 6,8%
6 7 BAIC 63.998 163.971 64,3% 3,9% 4,2%
7 9 Ford 62.761 148.767 18,3% 3,8% 3,6%
8 8 Great Wall Motors 59.000 151.685 -5,9% 3,6% 3,9%
9 6 Dongfeng Motor 55.926 159.764 30,1% 3,4% 4,3%
10 12 Toyota 54.144 123.020 -8,1% 3,3% 2,9%

 

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