China's auto sales grew steadily in January

   New energy vehicle sales increased by 1.4 times year-on-year

  Beijing, February 19 (Reporter Liu Jin) According to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on the 18th, my country's automobile production and sales in January reached 2.422 million and 2.531 million respectively, down 16.7% and 9.2% month-on-month, respectively. Growth of 1.4% and 0.9%, and the production and sales of automobiles showed steady and small growth.

  In January, the export of automobiles continued to develop well. Automobile enterprises exported 231,000 vehicles, an increase of 3.8% month-on-month and an increase of 87.7% year-on-year. The monthly export volume was at the second highest level in history.

In terms of models, passenger cars exported 185,000 units in January, down 1.1% month-on-month and up 94.5% year-on-year; commercial vehicles exported 46,000 units, up 29.5% month-on-month and 64.8% year-on-year.

In January, the contribution to the growth of new energy vehicle exports was 43.7%.

  In January, the production and sales of new energy vehicles reached 452,000 units and 431,000 units, respectively, down 12.6% and 18.6% from the previous month, and up 1.3 times and 1.4 times year-on-year.

Among the main varieties of new energy vehicles, compared with the previous month, the production and sales of pure electric vehicles decreased, and the plug-in hybrid electric vehicles showed a slight increase; compared with the same period of the previous year, the production and sales of pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles The rapid growth momentum continued.

  According to the production and operation activity expectation index released by the National Bureau of Statistics, the production and operation activity expectation index of the automobile industry in January was at a high level of over 60.0%, which played a "ballast stone" role in stabilizing industrial development.

  The China Automobile Association said that looking forward to the first quarter, the development of the automobile market will be affected by both positive and negative factors, including positive factors: local governments will actively introduce policies related to stabilizing growth to support relatively stable market demand; the problem of insufficient supply of chips in the automotive industry is expected to continue. Relief; some passenger car companies have better market expectations for this year, and have set higher annual production targets, which will also play a supporting role in production and sales in the first quarter.

  At the same time, unfavorable factors include: the shortage of chips still existed in the first quarter, and the industry was not greatly affected by chips in the first quarter of last year, and the base was relatively high; the domestic spread of the epidemic also increased the risks of the industrial chain and supply chain; the current policy dividends for commercial vehicles have basically It is exhausted, the superimposed transportation market demand is insufficient, and the freight rate is low, and commercial vehicles will be in an adjustment period for a period of time in the future.

New energy vehicle sales increased 1.4 times year-on-year

New energy vehicle sales increased 1.4 times year-on-year