China Retail July 2019: Hongqi (+85.8%), Mercedes (+22.3%), Toyota (+4.9%) impress in market logically down -20.4% post Stage 6 implementation

Hongqi Retail sales are up 85.8% in a market down -20.4%. As expected, after an artificial 41.7% surge last month due to pulled forward registrations ahead of the Stage 6 emissions standards implementation on July 1, the Chinese Retail market (end-customer registrations) falls back to earth in July at -20.4%…

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China July 2019: Focus on the All-new models

After exploring the Chinese wholesales market for July, it is now time to focus on the all-new locally-produced launches for the month, so you know you are up-to-date on the fastest-evolving automotive market in the world. Note these updates are based on wholesales figures, and sometimes new nameplates appear first in…

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