General Motors and its joint ventures recorded 273,563 new vehicle deliveries in China in June 2016, an increase of 11.2 percent from June 2015.
“Sales of the Cadillac luxury brand and Buick have remained strong throughout 2016,” said GM Executive Vice President and GM China President Matt Tsien. “We have also seen very high demand for our Baojun entry-level passenger car brand and a return to growth for the Wuling brand.”
The Buick, Cadillac, and Baojun brands had their best June sales performance ever.
Shanghai GM Sales – June 2016
Shanghai GM — GM’s primary Chinese joint venture responsible for Chevrolet, Buick, and Cadillac vehicle sales in the country — reported an increase in Cadillac and Buick sales, but a decrease in Chevrolet sales.
Chevrolet China Sales – June 2016
Chevrolet sales decreased 25 percent year-over-year to 35,648 units in June.
Deliveries of the new Malibu XL increased 46 percent month-over-month. The vehicle will be joined by more new models within the new few months.
Buick China Sales – June 2016
Buick sales increased 10 percent year-over-year to 86,054 units in June.
Sales of the Excelle GT premium compact sedan exceeded 26,000 units while the Envision premium compact crossover saw sales increase 27 percent to over 14,000 units.
Cadillac China Sales – June 2016
Cadillac sales increased 34 percent year-over-year to 9,552 units.
Demand for the ATS-L and XTS luxury sedans as well as the new Cadillac XT5 midsize luxury crossover surpassed 2,000 units during the month.
SAIC-GM-Wuling Sales – June 2016
Sales results at GM’s other Chinese joint venture — SAIC-GM-Wuling — were as follows:
Baojun China Sales – June 2016
Baojun deliveries more than doubled to 43,249 vehicles in China in June.
Wuling China Sales – June 2016
Wuling deliveries increased 8.1 percent to 99,017 units year-over-year. Demand for the Hong Guang MPV family remained popular, with deliveries surpassing 30,000 units, while the Rong Guang V minivan saw deliveries increase 20 percent.
About The Figures
Starting with April 2015 sales results, GM began reporting retail sales rather than wholesales in China. All numbers above represent retail sales.