Chinese auto manufacturer Geely Automobile’s total vehicle sales in February 2021 stood at 77,221 units, up by 265pc from the same month in 2020, the company said in a statement.
The company said that it recorded growth in February sales despite fewer working days during the month due to the Chinese New Year holiday. Last year in February, COVID-19 was at its peak in China which had hampered all economic activity.
Of total February sales, the company’s sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) stood at 31,223 units, 45,473 units, and 525 units, respectively.
In February 2021, the total sales of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles rose more than fourfold to 11,825 units from the same month in the preceding year.
In the first two months of the year (Jan-Feb, 2021), the auto group’s vehicle sales grew by 76pc to 233,547 units as compared to the prior-year period, achieving more than 15pc of its 2021 annual sales target of 1.53mn units.
Of the total sales volume in the Jan-Feb period, new energy and electric vehicle (VEEVs) sales stood at 6,828 units.
In the Jan-Feb period, the company’s sales in the Chinese market rose by 69pc to 216,194 units from the prior-year period, while total exports increased twofold to 17,353 units from the same period in 2020.