For the five weeks in December, November 28 to January 1, Tesla vehicles had 48,154 insurance registrations in China.
In the fifth week of December, from December 26 to January 1, China's new energy vehicle (NEV) sales, as measured by insurance registrations, were 163,700 units, up 53.1 percent year-on-year but down 10.1 percent from the previous week, according to figures shared by auto blogger Zhu Yulong on Weibo today.
Sales of all passenger cars in China were 652,600 units last week, up 23.6 percent year-on-year and essentially unchanged from the previous week's 654,000 units.
Of those, sales of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles were 488,800 units, up 16.2 percent and up 3.6 percent from the previous week.
BYD announced on January 2 that it sold 235,197 NEVs in December, including 111,939 pure electric passenger vehicles and 122,659 plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles.
From November 28 to January 1, the figure was 48,154 for Tesla. Its December sales figures in China are expected to be released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) in the next few days.
Between November 28 and January 1, NIO vehicles had 16,252 insurance registrations. The company delivered a record 15,815 vehicles in December, including 7,594 ET5s, according to data released on January 1.
Li Auto (NASDAQ: LI) vehicles had 7,566 insurance registrations in the fifth week of December, bringing the cumulative total to 24,521 for the five-week period from November 28 to January 1. The company delivered 21,233 vehicles in December.
XPeng (NYSE: XPEV) vehicles registered 2,774 insurance units in the fifth week of December, bringing the five-week cumulative figure for December to 12,656 units. The company delivered 11,292 vehicles in December.
Neta, Hozon Auto's electric vehicle brand, registered 4,659 insurance units in the fifth week of December, bringing the cumulative figure for the five weeks to 30,255 units. The company delivered 7,795 vehicles in December, down 48 percent from November.