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BYD deliveries surge on plug-in hybrids, new gasoline MPV
Automotive News China | 2018/2/13

Sales at BYD Co., China¡¯s largest electric vehicle maker, jumped 47 percent from a year earlier to 42,159 last month on demand for plug-in hybrids and a new multipurpose vehicle. 

In January, the company¡¯s sales of plug-in hybrids and EVs totaled 7,141 vehicles, nearly 11 times the figure a year earlier. 

The sales surge was driven by BYD¡¯s three plug-in hybrids -- the Qin compact sedan and the plug-in hybrid versions of the Tang and Song crossovers. 

Last month, the three plug-in hybrid models combined to generate sales of 7,109.

BYD sold 39 EVs comprised of sedans, crossovers and buses during the month. 

In January, sales of the company¡¯s gasoline models jumped 25 percent to 35,008 thanks to the strong volume generated by the new MPV, the Song MAX. 

Deliveries of the Song MAX, a seven-seat vehicle, reached 15,068 last month. It went on sale in September with a starting price of 79,900 yuan ($12,683).

BYD, based in the south China city of Shenzhen, is listed in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. 


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