A total of 155,000 new energy passenger cars were sold in China in January, up 274.5% year-on-year and down 25.3% from December, according to data released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

With 25,778 units, Hongguang Mini EV held the top spot, selling far more cars than any other brands.

The second-ranked Model 3 sold only about half as many units as Hongguang Mini EV did, with 13,843 units sold in January.

Han EV is in third place, with 9,298 sales in January.

Chery eQ, GAC Aion S, Ola R1, Li ONE, Coleville CLEVER, Rongwei eRX5, P7 among the top ten.

The eleventh to fifteenth are Benni EV, EC6, BYD Han DM, Nio ES6, and BMW 5 Series PHEV.

The recent data released by the CPCA showed that the wholesale sales of new energy passenger vehicles reached 168,000 units in January, up 290.6% year-on-year and down 20.5% from December.

The top 5 car companies in the new energy passenger car market accounted for 58% in January, up 10 percentage points from January last year, the data showed.

Companies that exceeded 10,000 units sold were: SAIC-GM-Wuling 38,496 units, BYD 20,330 units, Tesla China 15,484 units, SAIC Passenger Cars 14,398 units, Great Wall Motor 10,260 units, all with growth rates above triple digits, SAIC-GM-Wuling increased 26 times.

China's January NEV sales up 238.5% year-on-year, but down about 28% from December