In March, GAC Aion sold 40,016 vehicles, Leapmotor delivered 6,172 and Shenlan 8,568.

The first day of every month is the day when Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers intensively announce their deliveries for the previous month, and CnEVPost highlighted leading companies, including Nio, Xpeng and Li Auto, in separate articles.

For the other lesser-known EV companies, we wanted to use this article to record their delivery performance in March.

Aion: 40,016 units

GAC's new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidiary, GAC Aion, saw a strong performance in March, with sales reaching 40,016 units, up 96.96 percent year-on-year and up 33.01 percent from February, according to data released today.

GAC Aion sold 80,308 vehicles in the first quarter, up 78.96 percent year-on-year.

On March 30, GAC Aion announced the magazine battery 2.0, which claims not to catch fire or explode even after a gunshot.

Neta: 10,087 units

delivered 10,087 vehicles in March, essentially unchanged from 10,073 in February and down 16.12 percent from 12,026 in the same month last year.

Neta's flagship sedan, the Neta S, delivered 2,206 units in March, up 8 percent from 2,048 units in February.

The Neta V lineup delivered 4,793 units in March, and the Neta U lineup delivered 3,088 units.

In the first quarter, Neta delivered 26,176 vehicles, down 13.19 percent year-on-year and down 35.97 percent from the fourth quarter.

Leapmotor: 6,172 units

Leapmotor delivered 6,172 vehicles in March, down 38.64 percent from 10,059 in the same month last year but up 93 percent from 3,198 in February.

In the first quarter, the company delivered 10,509 vehicles, a decrease of 51.30 percent from the same period last year and down 55.41 percent from the fourth quarter.

The Leapmotor C11 series SUV received more than 10,000 orders in March, according to the company.

Leapmotor officially launched the C11 extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) on March 1, after the model was previously only offered in an all-electric version.

Yesterday, Leapmotor announced the signing of a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Qualcomm for a strategic partnership to build smart cockpit products based on the latter's latest-generation Snapdragon SA8295P platform.

Shenlan: 8,568 units

Changan Automobile's NEV brand Shenlan delivered 8,568 vehicles in March, up 108.82 percent from 4,103 vehicles in February.

In the first quarter, Shenlan delivered 18,808 vehicles, a decrease of 22.85 percent from the fourth quarter of last year.

Shenlan currently offers only the SL03 sedan, which was unveiled on July 25, 2022 and began deliveries in September last year.

It officially debuted its first SUV, the Shenlan S7, a model similar to the Model Y crossover, on March 5. The Shenlan S7 is not yet available.

Smart: 5,911 units

Smart delivered 5,911 vehicles in China in March, up 63.47 percent from 3,616 vehicles in February.

In the first quarter, Smart delivered 12,697 vehicles in China, an increase of 46.87 percent year-on-year.

Since deliveries began in September 2022, Smart has delivered a cumulative total of 21,909 vehicles.

Skyworth: 1,282 units

Skyworth delivered 1,282 vehicles in March, down 13.14 percent from 1,476 vehicles in February. The company exported 517 vehicles last month.

In the first quarter, Skyworth delivered 3,946 vehicles, according to figures released by the company today.

Skyworth, a Chinese appliance manufacturer, released its first electric vehicle product in April 2021.

The company is one of those tracked by CnEVPost, but it has been putting deliveries and orders together in an incomprehensible way when it released delivery figures before this year.

NIO delivers 10,378 vehicles in Mar, down 14.6% from Feb