Wuling sales are up 34% year-on-year in September.
The Chinese new Light Commercial Vehicle market return to frank negative in September at -8% year-on-year to 243,677 units. The year-to-date volume is now down a revised -21% to 2,068,302. Wuling (+34%) completely ignores the negative market and lodges by far the largest year-on-year lift among the 10 best-selling brands. Changan (+7%) and Ford (+44%) are the only additional gainers in the Top 10 at #3 and #10 respectively. Foton (-22%) underperforms in second place as do Dongfeng (-28%) and Great Wall (-14%) rounding out the Top 5. Maxus (-9%) and Jinbei (-15%) resist somewhat unlike JMC (-26%) and JAC (-23%). Model-wise, the Wuling Mini Truck (+10%) continues to dominate but remains #2 year-to-date below the Foton Light Truck (-24%).
Full September 2022 Top 10 brands and Top 3 models below.