SAIC Motor sees 42.4% increases in vehicle sales from Jan-April
SAIC Motor, the largest automaker in China, sold more than 1.56 million vehicles in the first four months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 42.4 percent and still leading the industry in the country.
In April alone, the automobile manufacturer sold 419,500 vehicles, including 50,000 new energy vehicles (NEVs), a year-on-year increase of 432.2 percent and ranking first in China four months in a row.
The sales of Wulin MINIEV totaled nearly 30,000 while that of Roewe, MG, R brand NEV models exceeded 10,000 in the same month.
SAIC Motor is expected to sell more than 500,000 NEVs this year.
Overseas sales of SAIC Motor reached 42,900 in April, a year-on-year increase of 62.6 percent, including 29,000 self-branded vehicles, a year-on-year increase of 127 percent.
MG’s overseas sales surged 93 percent year-on-year in the month, ranking first in China among single automobile brands and won the title of Brand of the Year in Israel.
Presales of IM L7, a luxury pure electric smart car, began at the 2021 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, which took place from April 19 to 28, and 2,000 such vehicles have been booked in 10 days.
The MG Cyberster crowdfunding project has easily won the support of 5,000 fans in the first 10 days. “The world’s first pure electric supercar e-sports cockpit” MG Cyberster officially advanced to mass production stage.