China’s NEV outputs, sales surge to year-to-date high in September

China’s monthly output and sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) continued their upward trajectory in September, reaching a year-to-date high following its first and second year-on-year growth since last year in July and August.

China produced 136,000 NEVs in September, including pure electric vehicles (PEVs) and plug-in hybrids. This figure was up 48% from September 2019, and is also up 28.9% on a month-on-month basis figures from August, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) on Tuesday October 13.
Last month, Chinese automakers produced 95,000 PEVs, up by 39.5% from September last year, and up by 29.7% from August 2020. Plug-in hybrids made up 29,000 units, up by 92.2% year on year, and up by 22.6% month on month.

Sales of NEVs rose by up 67.7% year on year and 26.2% month on month to 138,000 units in September. PEV sales rose by 70.2% year on year to 100,000 units, and rose by 25.4% month on month. Sales of plug-in hybrids were up by 55.7% from a year earlier to 25,000...

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Susan Zou

Carrie Shi

Sally Zhang

October 14, 2020

15:32 GMT

Shanghai, Beijing