BYD newQQenergy vehicle sales up 292 pct in JanQQJuly

In July alone, it sold 162,530 units, compared with 50,492 units in the same month a year ago.

BYD has ceased the production of traditional gasoline-powered vehicles starting since March.

Chinas leading new-energy vehicle (NEV) manucturer BYD saw surging NEV sales growth in the first seven months of 2022 amid a market boom.

In a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on Wednesday night, the Shenzhen-based company said its sales of NEVs, including pure electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, surged 292 percent year on year to 803,880 units in the January-July period.

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