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China's automobile market up-to-date

Automobile production in China growing stronger by now in 2016, Chinese brand cars exceeding their market share

This article publishes up-to-date data about the automobile production in China and the market share of the Chinese car manufacturers. The data are based on releases from the China Association Of Automobile Manufacturers CAAM. So this article is to offer an up-to-date-supplement of the analysis about the position of the worldwide ten largest carmakers in China and their ten largest Chinese competitors in this magazine .

Automobile production growing stronger in the first seven months than previous year

September 13th, 2016 - Automobile production in China reached its peak with 24.5m cars in 2015. The increase in 2015 compared to 2014 is 3.3%. However, in 2014 the growth rate was still at 7.3% and in 2013 16.5% compared to 2012.


During the first seven months automobile production increased by 9.0% to 14.8m automobiles indicating a stronger growth by 8.2 percentage points than previous year.

Automobile production in China from 2015 to 2016.
Source: China Association of Automobile Manufacturers CAAM

Chinese carmakers growing faster also in July than the entire market

During the first seven months sales of Chinese carmakers increased by 14.4% year on year. This growth is clearly above that of the car industry's sales in China with 9.8% year on year. Accordingly the market share of Chinese automobile manufacturers rose by 1.2% to 42.5%. In 2015 this market share had shown 41.3% and 40.7% in 2014.

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