Virus effects felt in China’s NEV output, sales in February 2020

By Carrie Shi
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

The output and sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell by over 75% year on year in February 2020 due to the suspension of operations during the peak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

China produced 9,951 NEVs in February 2020 including pure electric vehicles (PEVs) and plug-in hybrids. This is down by 82.9% from February 2019, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).

In February, Chinese automakers produced 7,634 PEVs, down by 80.7% from the corresponding...

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