CATARC report - June 2017: NEV trends in China

New energy vehicle production significantly increases in May; passenger EV production spikes


Production volumes in China (Summary)

This report is based on a report by Beijing CATARC Automotive Technology Development Company*;
MarkLines has edited and translated the company's report to prepare this report. Click here for a list of CATARC reports.

  Production volume of new energy vehicles (electric vehicles [EVs], plug-in hybrid vehicles [PHVs], and fuel cell vehicles [FCVs]; excluding vehicles equipped with lead-acid batteries) in May 2017 in China increased by 35% month-over-month (m/m) and by 44% year-over-year (y/y). Ratio of EV to PHV was 8:2; the majority of new energy vehicles produced was EVs. By vehicle type, production volume of passenger cars, buses, and special-purpose vehicles accounted for 89%, 4%, and 7%, respectively, of the production share.