Chinese auto giant Chery Automobile sold 6,792 new-energy vehicles in May, up 131.7 percent year-on-year, data released Monday showed.

The company's cumulative sales of new energy vehicles from January to May were 32,237 units, up 270.6 percent from a year earlier.

Chery sold 65,842 units of all vehicles in May, up 58.1 percent from a year earlier.

The company exported 19,444 units to overseas markets in May, up 256.5 percent year-on-year, with export growth exceeding 100 percent for the fourth consecutive month.

From January to May, Chery sold a total of 348,302 vehicles, up 84.2 percent year-on-year.

The company has exported a total of 94,916 vehicles.

From January to April 2021, China's new energy vehicle sales exceeded 700,000 units, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on May 27.

This drove the rapid growth in revenue and net profit of the auto manufacturing industry, which reached 2,880.2 billion yuan ($45.1 billion) in January-April, up 51.7% year-on-year.

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(Source: Chery)