sold 54,561 units in the January-June period, placing it in 10th place with a 1.8 percent share in the first half of the year.

(OTCMKTS: BYDDY) continued to take the largest share of China's new energy vehicle (NEV) market with a big lead last month, with (NASDAQ: TSLA) in second place, according to a new ranking.

BYD had retail sales of 231,230 units in June, up 74.4 percent year-on-year, and accounted for 34.7 percent of the NEV market share, according to data released yesterday by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

Tesla's retail sales in China in June were 74,212 units, down 4.8 percent year-on-year, ranking second with an 11.2 percent share.

, the NEV brand of GAC Group, had retail sales of 45,013 units in June, up 86.7 percent year-on-year, and ranked third with a 6.8 percent share.

, , and Changan ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth with 5.5 percent, 4.9 percent, and 4.8 percent share of NEV sales in June at 36,896, 32,575, and 32,160 units, respectively.

SAIC-GM-Wuling, Great Wall Motor, Leapmotor, and ranked seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth in June with shares of 4.4 percent, 3.7 percent, 2.0 percent, and 1.6 percent, respectively.

In the January-June period, BYD sold 1,154,573 units, up 82.2 percent from 633,777 units in June last year, and ranked first in China's NEV market with a 37.4 percent share.

Tesla sold 294,105 units in China in January-June, up 48.9 percent year-on-year, and ranked second with a 9.5 percent share.

GAC Aion sold 209,336 NEVs in January-June, up 103.5 percent year-on-year, and ranked third with a 6.8 percent share.

SAIC-GM-Wuling, Geely, Li Auto and Changan sold 177,108, 150,658, 139,117 and 135,674 NEVs in January-June, with shares of 5.7 percent, 4.9 percent, 4.5 percent and 4.4 percent respectively.

Nio sold 54,561 units in the January-June period, up 7.3 percent from 50,827 in the same period a year ago, ranking 10th with a 1.8 percent share.

When conventional internal combustion engine vehicles are added, BYD was No. 1 in June with a 12.2 percent share, while FAW-Volkswagen was No. 2 with a 9.4 percent share.

In the January-June period, BYD's share of China's auto market was 12.1 percent, with FAW-VW in second place with 8.8 percent.

CPCA rankings: Top-selling automakers in China in Jun