6 November 2018, 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 October 2018 was 128,986 units, an increase of approximately 3% over the same period last year and up approximately 4% from September 2018. Of which, 8,101 units were new energy and electrified vehicles (NEVs). The Group’s exports volume was up around 76% year-on-year to 1,332 units in the month of October 2018. During the month of October 2018, the Group’s total sales volume in the China market was 127,654 units, an increase of around 3% from the same period last year. The total sales volume in the first ten months of 2018 was 1,265,844 units, an increase of approximately 33% from the same period last year, and achieving around 80% of the Group’s full year sales volume target of 1,580,000 units in 2018.
The Spokesman of Geely Automobile said, “During the month of October 2018, the sales volumes of “New Emgrand” and “Vision” sedan were 20,349 units and 11,200 units, respectively. The sales volume of “Geely Boyue” was 20,247 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GS”, its crossover SUV model, was 12,025 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GL”, its A+ segment sedan model, was 12,857 units. The sales volume of “Vision SUV” was 10,090 units.”
Amongst the NEVs sold, the best-selling models were “Emgrand EV”, “Borui GE PHEV” and “Borui GE MHEV” in the month of October 2018, which together accounted for around 74% of the total sales volume of NEVs.
During the month of October 2018, the sales volumes of “LYNK & CO 01”, “LYNK & CO 02” and “LYNK & CO 03”were 8,476 units, 5,766 units and 965 units, respectively.
Most of the Group’s newly launched models this year have been very well received: The latest new sedan model “Bin Rui” (繽瑞) recorded a very high sales volume of 7,580 units in its second month of sales in October 2018. While all the “LYNK & CO” vehicle models also achieved encouraging sale volume levels during the month.