General Motors China Sales Up 18 Percent To 270,529 Vehicles In July 20160
General Motors and its joint ventures recorded 270,529 new vehicle deliveries in China in July 2016, an increase of 18 percent from July 2015.
“GM and our joint ventures managed to top 2 million deliveries in record time, as sales remained strong across many segments,” said GM Executive Vice President and GM China President Matt Tsien.
Shanghai GM Sales – July 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 – July 2016
Chevrolet sales decreased 15 percent year-over-year to 30,287 units in July.
Chevrolet introduced the all-new Cruze in China last month. The nameplate is the brand’s best-selling model both globally and in China.
In July, the Chinese-market Cruze (which is different from the all-new global model introduced last month) posted sales of more than 14,000 units in July in the domestic market.
Buick China Sales – July 2016
Buick sales increased 30 percent year-over-year to 89,404 units in July, led by the Excelle GT and Envision.
Cadillac China Sales – July 2016
Cadillac sales jumped an astounding 90 percent year-over-year to 8,757 units.
Demand for the Cadillac ATS-L luxury sedan and Cadillac XT5 luxury crossover topped 2,600 units, while sales of the XTS sedan increased 54 percent from the same period a year ago.
SAIC-GM-Wuling Sales – July 2016
Sales results at GM’s other Chinese joint venture — SAIC-GM-Wuling — were as follows:
Baojun China Sales – July 2016
Baojun deliveries increased 61 percent year-over-year to 44,320 units. Demand for the Baojun 730 MPV was up 23 percent, while sales of the Baojun 560 SUV more than tripled.
Wuling China Sales – July 2016
Wuling deliveries increased 6 percent to 97,728 units year-over-year. The results represent the second consecutive month of sales growth for the brand despite the challenging market environment of the mini-commercial vehicle segment.
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.
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