China-based makers produced 9,951 new energy vehicles and sold 12,908 units in February 2020, decreasing 82.9% and 75.2% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
The output consisted of 8,342 electric vehicles (EVs) and 6,609 PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles), slipping 80.5% and 89.5% respectively on year, CAAM said. The sales consisted of 10,680 EVs and 2,228 PHEVs, respectively dropping 72.6% and 82.8% on year.
During January-February, 53,840 million new energy vehicles were produced and 59,705 million units were sold, respectively decreasing 63.8% and 59.5% on year, CAAM indicated. The former consisted of 38,946 EVs and 14,749 PHEVs, respectively falling 64.4% and falling 62.5% on year, and 145 fuel cell vehicles, while the latter consisted of 44,557 EVs and 14,977 PHEVs, respectively dipping 60.7% and 55.7% on year, and 171 fuel cell vehicles.