Zhongxin Finance, January 14 (Ge Cheng) On January 13, the Passenger Car Association released the production and sales data of passenger vehicles in 2021.

The data shows that in 2021, the annual wholesale sales of domestic narrow passenger vehicles will reach 21.098 million units, a year-on-year increase of 6.7% (-6.3% in 2020). The market sales volume is in line with expectations.

  In the whole year, due to factors such as lack of cores and the rise of epidemics in many places, production and sales were affected to a certain extent. With the continuous improvement of the supply side in the fourth quarter, production and sales rose, and inventories began to bottom out and rebound, making preparations for peak season sales.

  Judging from the list, the annual sales of the top 6 companies exceeded 1 million units, with obvious head effect. Among them, FAW-Volkswagen exceeded 1.77 million units.

FAW-Volkswagen, SAIC Volkswagen and SAIC-GM are still the TOP3 in domestic narrow passenger car retail sales.

Geely Automobile, Dongfeng Nissan and Changan Automobile follow closely.

The general share of joint venture brands has declined significantly, and the market vacancies are filled by a large number of independent brands.

  In terms of brands, although the three joint venture brands of FAW-Volkswagen, SAIC Volkswagen and Shanghai GM lead the sales list, the downward trend is obvious, with retail sales down 15.7%, 7.1% and 9.2% respectively compared with last year.

Among the self-owned brands, Changan Automobile, Great Wall Motor and BYD Automobile have maintained a certain scale of sales, and their sales have increased significantly, with retail sales increasing by 18.5%, 13.4% and 73.5% respectively compared with last year.

  It is worth noting that BYD Auto has emerged with new energy vehicles, and the data on the list is very prominent. The retail sales in 2021 will exceed 723,000 units, and the retail sales of new energy vehicles will exceed 580,000 units, accounting for about 81% of BYD's overall sales. %, a year-on-year increase of 221.3%.

  The characteristics of the auto market in 2021 are that both the brand concentration and the entry threshold are increasing. Electric vehicles and intelligent networked vehicles have become market hot spots. New car manufacturers have entered the 10,000-car club. The domestic auto market will be a big arena for new energy vehicles.