SAIC-GM-Wuling posts strong auto sales in H1 |

SAIC-GM-Wuling posts strong auto sales in H1

Xinhua Updated: 2021-07-23
Dozens of SAIC-GM-Wuling's popular Hong Guang MINI EV are shown at an event in Shanghai. [Photo provided to]

NANNING - SAIC-GM-Wuling, a major Chinese automobile manufacturer, reported strong vehicle sales in the first six months of 2021, the company said.

SGMW, a joint venture between SAIC Motor, General Motors, and Liuzhou Wuling Motors, sold 884,195 vehicles during the period, up by 39.5 percent year-on-year, maintaining a positive year-on-year growth for 15 consecutive months.

The Wuling brand sold 693,351 units in the first six months, up by 56.84 percent year-on-year, while the sales of Baojun, another vehicle brand of the company, reached 123,057 units.

Its exports gained 91 percent, year on year, to 74,225 units and sets during the period, seeing six successive months of growth.

The sales of the company's new energy vehicles also posted strong growth, with the total sales of small NEVs reaching 189,644 units during the January-June period. It exceeded its total NEVs sales throughout last year.

SGMW is based in Liuzhou, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.