July 6, 2016 -- General Motors and its joint ventures had record June deliveries in China of 273,563 units, which was up 11.2 percent on an annual basis. The Buick, Cadillac and Baojun brands had their best June ever.
Its strong performance in June enabled GM to set a first half record for
deliveries in China. Demand was up 5.3 percent from the first six months of
2015 to 1,810,476 units.
¡°Sales of the Cadillac luxury
brand and Buick have remained strong throughout 2016,¡± said GM Executive Vice
President and GM China President Matt Tsien. ¡°We have also seen very high
demand for our Baojun entry-level passenger car brand and a return to growth
for the Wuling brand.¡±
Cadillac deliveries in June jumped 34 percent on an annual basis to 9,552
units. Demand for the ATS-L and XTS luxury sedans and XT5 luxury crossover all
surpassed 2,000 units last month.
Buick deliveries were up 10
percent year over year to 86,054 units in June. Demand for the Excelle
GT sedan remained strong, exceeding 26,000 units. Demand for the brand¡¯s
best-selling SUV, the Envision, increased 27 percent to more than 14,000 units.
Baojun deliveries more
than doubled to 43,249 units in June from a year earlier. Deliveries of both of
its best-selling models, the Baojun 730 MPV and Baojun 560 SUV, exceeded 20,000
advanced 8.1 percent to 99,017 units from the previous June. The Hong Guang MPV
family remained popular, with demand surpassing 30,000 units. Demand for the Rong
Guang V minivan was up 20 percent.
Chevrolet deliveries were down 25 percent year over year
in June to 35,648 units. The Malibu XL,
Chevrolet¡¯s new flagship sedan launched in February, increased its momentum as it posted
a 46 percent month-over-month increase. The all-new Cruze passenger car will be
launched this quarter.
General Motors traces its roots back to 1908. GM has 11 joint ventures, two wholly
owned foreign enterprises and more than 58,000 employees in China. GM and its
joint ventures offer the broadest lineup of vehicles and brands among
automakers in China. Passenger cars and commercial vehicles are sold under the
Baojun, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Jiefang and Wuling brands. In 2015, GM
delivered more than 3.6 million vehicles in China. More information on General
Motors in China can be found at GM Media Online.
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