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17,071 Units! SAIC MAXUS Sales Volume Hit a Record High in March
Summarize：SAIC MAXUS continued the upward trend, and its sales volume hit a record high: a total of 17,071 units vehicles were sold in March; and 6,940 units were exported to overseas markets, up by 129% year-on-year
Entering March, the auto market has been significantly affected by the epidemic, and the sales volume was expected to reduce by around 200,000 units. While SAIC MAXUS continued the upward trend, and its sales volume hit a record high: a total of 17,071 units vehicles were sold in March; and 6,940 units were exported to overseas markets, up by 129% year-on-year. From January to March 2022, the total sales were 42,222 units, an increase of 18% YOY.
SAIC MAXUS sold 6,970 units wide-body light bus in March, and achieved a cumulative sales volume of 16,340 units in the first quarter. In key markets such as Jiaxing, SAIC MAXUS wide-body light bus continued to maintain its top sales position, where the total sales volume exceeded 10,000 units.
On the other hand, under the epidemic, SAIC MAXUS is contributing to the two things that citizens are most concerned about: "anti-epidemic" and "vegetable basket". SAIC MAXUS delivered V90 nucleic acid testing vehicles, V90 sample transfer vehicles, V90 disinfection vehicles and negative pressure ambulances in a short period of time to fight against the epidemic. These special vehicles matched with professional equipment have played an important role in the disinfection, sample testing and transportation. At the same time, more than 600 units new energy professional transportation vehicles, including SAIC MAXUS EV80 and EV30, provide citizens with more than 2,000 times transportation services, ensuring the timely supply of civilian materials around the clock.
In the MPV segment, SAIC MAXUS sold 3,486 units in March. SAIC MAXUS G20 PLUS, G50 PLUS and G10 deeply expand the new high-end MPV market field. It is worth mentioning that SAIC MAXUS G90 is about to embrace a grand launch, which will bring luxurious ride experience with high-end intelligent technology.
Recently, faced with the continuously rising oil prices, new energy vehicle has become the popular choice. SAIC MAXUS new energy MPV EUNIQ 5, integrating excellent appearance, large space, strong power, high safety, intelligent technology and customization, received much popularity, especially in Shanghai, Guangdong, etc. From January to February, the market share of EUNIQ 5 PLUG IN in domestic medium-sized MPV market (PHEV) was as high as 52.5%, leading the development of the industry. In fact, SAIC MAXUS clearly put forward the development blueprint of ALL3 ROADMAP as early as 2015, and planned the all-energy development route from pure electric, hybrid to hydrogen fuel cell.
At the beginning of March, the Binary Star and D90 Pro were launched. After topping the export list of China pickup truck brands in January and the achievement of “83.6% year-on-year growth” in February, SAIC MAXUS pickup family still has strong sales momentum in March, during which month 5,215 units pickups were sold, a year-on-year increase of 59%, and the sales in the first quarter increased by 44% YOY!
In addition, the first pickup truck RV Explorer T90 has been recognized by the market with its excellent quality, professional configuration and intelligent technology. In February, the market share of original recreational vehicle reached 10%, and that reached 12% in the first two months, ranking first in the market segment. Among them, the original wide-body light bus B-type RV has a cumulative market share of 19%, taking the lead in the industry.
Besides the domestic market, the overseas markets also witnessed hot sale. In March, SAIC MAXUS sold 6,940 units vehicles overseas, a sharp increase of 129% YOY. In the first quarter, the sales accumulated to nearly 20,000 units, largely increased by 101% YOY. Up to now, the cumulative sales volume in overseas markets has exceeded 150,000 units, covering 51 countries and regions.
In the European market, Norway Post, the leader in the global logistics field, has chosen EV80, EV90 and other electric models as its postal transport vehicles, and once again purchased more than 130 units SAIC MAXUS new energy vehicles, including EV30 and EV90, to enhance the capacity of local green logistics vehicles. In the UK, DPD Group has purchased 750 units SAIC MAXUS new energy vehicles including EV90 and EV30 in batches, creating the UK's largest single "Made in China" vehicle order. Recently, DPD Group Spain branch again purchased SAIC MAXUS EV30 to escort logistics and transportation. In addition to the logistics field, the Spanish Police Service, a European government agency, also purchased SAIC MAXUS EV30 to provide greener and more efficient services for the police station's daily work.
In Australian markets, in February, SAIC MAXUS light commercial vehicle VAN models, with a market share of nearly 15% and 28% in Australia and New Zealand respectively, achieved the second place in the local market segment list. In American market, SAIC MAXUS T60 and other pickup products ranked the top three in the market segment with a market share of 16.19% in February, and boosted the cumulative retail sales in the Chilean market to exceed 20,000 units, creating a new sales volume record in a single regional market. In the North American market, more than 1,000 units SAIC MAXUS pickups set off for Mexico, setting a record for the largest single batch of Chinese-brand pickups exported to North America.
Through combination of diversified products and services as well as C2B user' co-creation customization models, SAIC MAXUS has demonstrated the charm and confidence of "Made in China" products on the global stage. In the 11th anniversary of the establishment, SAIC MAXUS will accelerate the pace of energy transformation, continue to provide global consumers with high-quality travel solutions, and move towards a new future together with users.