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Volkswagen overtakes BYD concern and becomes number 1 in China

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In January 2024, the German company Volkswagen will become the leader in car sales in China, writes CarNewsChina with reference to the Chinese Association of Light Automobiles.

Volkswagen managed to overtake the Chinese concern BYD, which previously held the first place for 11 months. For January Volkswagen realized 209,5 thousand. machines, which amounted to 10,29% market share. BYD took second place with sales of 191.1 thousand. cars. The third place was taken by Toyota with a result of 141,7 thousand. sold copies.

The most popular models on the Chinese market in January were Changan CS75 Plus (50 494 pieces), Volkswagen Lavida (32 419 pieces) and BYD Song Plus (32 267 pieces). The first ten also included Nissan Sylphy, Aito Wenjie M7, Tesla Model Y, BYD Qin Plus, BYD Seagull, Volkswagen Sagitar and Honda CR-V.

The total volume of sales of new light cars in China for January 2024 amounted to 2,04 million units, surpassing last year’s figure by 57,4%. The share of electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles amounted to 33.8% of the total volume.

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