Total production reached 78,499 units, 3.5 times the number in 2013. Among the total, 48,605 units were battery electric vehicles (BEV) (62%) and 29,894 units were plug-in hybrids (PHEV) (38%)—2.4 times and 8.1 times the numbers of 2013.
As for the sales, the total volume reached 74,763 units, 3.2 times from a year earlier. Of those, 45,048 units were BEVs (60%) and 29,715 units were PHEVs (40%)— 2.1 times and 8.8 times the amounts in 2013.
CAAM also reported that while in 2014, the sales of Chinese brand passenger cars increased by 4.1% over the prior year, market share decreased by 2.1 percentage points. Specifically, the sales for Chinese brand cars were down 17.4%, with a decrease of 5.6 percentage points in market share.
In contrast, sales of Chinese brand SUV enjoyed growth both in sales and market share, increasing by 50.4% and 4.1 percentage points respectively over the previous year.