Published on October 10th, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Geely Global Sales Down In September by 9%
But October could be looking up as Coolray sales heat up in Philipines
Geely China has just released its September 2019 month sales figures and there is a slight dip over September 2018 sales but it is much higher over its August 2019 sales figures.
Part of this slightly lethargic sales figure could be holiday season and with the Geely Coolray (Proton X50) just being released in Philippines, the October sales figures could be positive.
Geely also has their first family orientated MPV, called the Jia Ji, was launched in Zhuhai in March in this will be launched in more markets in coming months.
Geely Automobile Holding Limited (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 September 2019 was 113,832 units, a decrease of approximately 9% from the same period last year, but up approximately 12% from August 2019. Of the total sales volume in September 2019, 8,765 units were new energy vehicles (NEVs). The Group’s exports volume was up around 15% year-on-year to 2,663 units in the month of September 2019.
During the month of September 2019, the Group’s total sales volume in the China market was 111,169 units, a decrease of around 9% from the same period last year. The total sales volume in the first nine months of 2019 was 958,110 units, a decrease of approximately 16% from the same period last year, and achieving 70% of the Group’s revised full year sales volume target of 1,360,000 units in 2019. During the month of September 2019, the sales volumes of “New Emgrand” and “Vision” sedan were 15,911 units and 6,708 units, respectively.
The sales volume of “Geely Boyue” was 21,378 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GS”, its crossover SUV model, was 10,729 units. The sales volume of “Emgrand GL”, its A+ segment sedan model, was 5,189 units. The sales volume of “Vision SUV” was 4,371 units. The sales volume of the latest sedan model “Bin Rui” was 5,890 units. The sales volume of the latest SUV model “Bin Yue” was 11,116 units. The sales volume of the first MPV model “Jia Ji” was 2,662 units. The sales volume of the first high-end pure electric sedan model “Geometry A” was 1,184 units. The sales volume of the latest crossover SUV model “Xing Yue” was 3,270 units.
Amongst the NEVs sold, the best-selling models were “Emgrand GSe”, “Jia Ji MHEV”, “Xing Yue MHEV” and “Geometry A” in the month of September 2019, which together accounted for around 80% of the total sales volume of NEVs.
During the month of September 2019, the total sales volume of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles was 13,613 units.