sold 43,173 all-electric passenger vehicles and 44,300 plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles in February.

BYD sold 88,283 new energy vehicles (NEVs) in February, up 752.6 percent year-on-year and down 5.2 percent from 93,168 units in January.

That includes 87,473 passenger cars, and 810 commercial vehicles, the company said in an announcement filed with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today.

Among new energy passenger vehicles, BYD sold 43,173 pure electric vehicles in February, up 451 percent from 7,835 units a year earlier. It sold 44,300 plug-in hybrids in February, up 1,836.2 percent from 2,288 units a year earlier.

The company sold 2,795 fuel-powered vehicles in February, down 73.6 percent from 10,572 in the same month last year.

The company sold 91,078 units of all vehicles in February, up 335.2 percent from 20,927 units in the same month last year.

This means that NEV sales accounted for 97 percent of BYD's total vehicle sales in February.

BYD produced 89,136 units of NEVs in February, up 659.6 percent from 11,734 units in the same month last year.

The company produced 88,326 new energy passenger cars and 810 new energy commercial vehicles in February. The new energy passenger vehicle production included 43,809 pure electric vehicles and 44,517 plug-in hybrids.

BYD produced 2,270 fuel-powered vehicles in February, down 76.9 percent from 9,825 units a year earlier and accounting for 2.5 percent of its total vehicle production of 91,406.

The company's total installed capacity of NEV power and energy storage batteries in February was 4.615 GWh, down 3.3 percent from 4.770 GWh in January.