11 February 2019, Hong Kong. Geely Auto Group announced that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) for the month of January 2019 reached record high at 158,393 units, an increase of approximately 2% over the same period last year and up approximately 70% from December 2018, achieving more than 10% of the Group’s full year sales volume target of 1,510,000 units in 2019. The corresponding retail sale volume also reached record high in January 2019, reflecting the continued strong customer demand for the Group’s products. Of the total sales volume in January 2019, 9,022 units were new energy vehicles. The Group’s exports volume was up more than fivefold year-on-year to 7,005 units in the month of January 2019. During the month of January 2019, the Group’s total sales volume in the China market was 151,388 units, a decrease of around 2% from the same period last year despite a high base for comparison in the same period last year.
During the month of January 2019, the sales volumes of “New Emgrand” and “Vision” sedan were 24,072 units and 10,750 units, respectively. The sales volume of “Geely Boyue” was 27,503 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GS,” its crossover SUV model, was 15,481 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GL”, its A+ segment sedan model, was 13,747 units. The sales volume of “Vision SUV” was 10,030 units.
Amongst the NEVs sold, the best-selling models were “Emgrand EV,” “Borui GE PHEV” and “Borui GE MHEV” in the month of January 2019, which together accounted for around 60% of the total sales volume of NEVs.
During the month of January 2019, the sales volumes of “LYNK & CO 01”, “LYNK & CO 02” and “LYNK & CO 03” were 6,182 units, 2,032 units and 4,374 units, respectively.
All of the Group’s new models launched towards the end of last year have been very well received: The latest new sedan model “Bin Rui” achieved record high sales volume of 12,480 units in its fifth month of sales in January 2019. The latest new SUV model “Bin Yue” also attained record high sales volume of 14,627 units in its third month of sales in January 2019.