Chinese auto maker Changan Automobile sold more than 1.2 million vehicles reflecting a growth of 38 per cent during the first eight months of the year, the company reported.
The total figure includes cumulative Changan’s cumulative passenger car sales in the first eight months exceeding 800,000 units with a year-on-year growth of 49.5%.
In August, sales volume of Changan’s flagship SUV CS75 series was 15,530 units, among which CS75 PLUS that was launched less than two years ago, has cumulative sales exceeding 400,000 units. In passenger car segment, sales volume of the EADO series in August was 12,876 units, ranking the first place for 14 consecutive months. Moreover, sales volume of the UNI series that have received much attention was 8,803 units in August.
Changan Automobile is among top four automobile groups in China with a history stretching back 159 years and 37 years of vehicle manufacturing experience. Changan Automobile has 14 production bases and 33 engine and transmission plants globally. In 2014, cumulative sales of Changan-branded vehicles exceeded 10 million units, and in 2021 cumulative sales of Changan-branded vehicles exceeded 20 million.
Changan Automobile has over 10,000 R&D personnel from 27 countries, sitting at the forefront of China’s auto industry. The auto maker has built a globally collaborative R&D network with various priorities, connecting the R&D centers of Chongqing, Beijing, Hebei and Anhui in China, as well as Turin, Yokohama, Nottingham, Detroit and Munich.