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BYD Becomes China’s Top Auto Brand in Q1 2023, 440,798 Vehicles In First Quarter


BYD, the Chinese automaker known for its electric and hybrid vehicles, has achieved a major milestone in its quest to become the country’s top auto brand. According to data from terminal vehicle insurance, BYD’s cumulative insurance amount for passenger cars in the first quarter of 2023 surpassed that of all Volkswagen brands (SAIC VOLKSWAGEN Automotive and FAW-Volkswagen Automotive) in the Chinese market, officially making it the number one brand in China’s auto sales.

This impressive feat comes on the heels of BYD’s decision in April 2022 to cease production of fuel vehicles. The company’s focus on new energy vehicles appears to be paying off in a big way, with cumulative sales of passenger vehicles reaching 1.863 million in 2022 and 440,798 vehicles in the first quarter of 2023.

BYD’s success can be attributed in part to its luxury electric car brands, which include Denza, F brand, and Yangwang. These vehicles have been instrumental in boosting sales and driving growth for the company.

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In an interview at the 2023 Shanghai Auto Show, Li Yunfei, general manager of BYD’s brand and public relations office, stated that the company has set a sales target of 3 million units for the year. With the continued popularity of new energy vehicles and the success of BYD’s luxury electric car brands, this goal may be within reach.

BYD’s Future Looks Bright

BYD’s focus on new energy vehicles has not only helped the company achieve its goal of becoming China’s top auto brand, but it has also positioned it as a leader in the global market. As more countries move towards sustainable transportation solutions, BYD’s electric and hybrid vehicles are well-positioned to meet the growing demand.

With ambitious sales targets and a strong lineup of new energy vehicles, BYD’s future looks bright. As the company continues to innovate and push the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of sustainable transportation, it’s clear that BYD is a force to be reckoned with in the auto industry.

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