Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd (Changan Automobile) posted a year-on-year decline of 7.1% in July sales, the automaker reported on August 12.
Monthly sales of the Chongqing-based automaker for the first six months were all decreased over 20% from the previous year, according to the former sales data collected by Gasgoo.
The contracted decline in July sales should be attributable to the ascending performance of Chongqing Changan and Changan Mazda, which achieved 24.3% and 18.2% year-on-year increase respectively over the prior-year.
Meanwhile, Changan Ford saw its July sales significantly grow 19.9% from the previous month, and its year-on-year drop also shrank to 24.5%, versus 44.5% of decline in June sales.
The automaker announced via its WeChat account that its self-owned vehicles sales reached 82,791 units in July.
(Photo source: Changan Automobile)
Of that, sales of the CS75, the CS55 and the CS35 SUV series amounted to 10,953 units, 8,270 units and 5,991 units respectively. The EADO sedan series got a monthly sales volume of 11,046 units.
However, the company's year-to-date sales as of July still slumped 29.3% compared with the same period a year ago.
New energy vehicle sales in July were 788 units, showing a sharp plunge compared with 10,976 NEVs sold in June. For the first seven months, Changan Automobile has sold 29,432 NEVs in total, completing 38.5% of the 76,500-unit annual sales target.
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