In the January-September period, took first place with a 36.3 percent share, was second with 8.4 percent and was ninth with 2.1 percent.

BYD (OTCMKTS: BYDDY) continued to be the top carmaker in China's new energy vehicle (NEV) market in September, expanding its share from August.

BYD had retail sales of 257,736 NEVs in September, up 34.8 percent year-on-year, and captured 34.5 percent of China's NEV market share, according to a ranking released today by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA).

The NEV giant's share grew 0.8 percentage points last month from 33.7 percent in August.

was second with 51,069 units sold, or a 6.8 percent share, and was third with 50,954 NEVs sold, or a 6.8 percent share.

Tesla's retail sales in China were 43,507 in September, giving it a 5.8 percent share of the country's NEV market and placing it fourth in the CPCA's ranking.

Tesla's share of China's NEV market decreased by 3.2 percentage points last month compared to its 9.0 percent share in August.

(NASDAQ: LI) was seventh in the CPCA ranking in September with retail sales of 36,060 units, or a 4.8 percent share, down from a 4.9 percent share in August.

Nio (NYSE: NIO) was 10th with 15,641 units sold, or 2.1 percent share, down from 2.7 percent share in August.

(NYSE: XPEV) failed to make the list, with data released earlier this month showing it delivered 15,310 vehicles in September, contributing 2.05 percent of China's 746,000 NEV retail sales.

In the January-September period, BYD was No. 1 with 1,884,783 retail sales of NEVs, or a 36.3 percent share, according to the CPCA.

Tesla was second with 433,729 retail sales during the period, or 8.4 percent share.

GAC Aion was third with 357,487 retail sales of NEVs, or a 6.9 percent share.

Li Auto was seventh with 244,225 units sold in January-September, or a 4.7 percent share.

Nio was ninth with 109,993 units sold in January-September, or a 2.1 percent share.

Tesla delivers 43,507 vehicles in China in Sept, Shanghai plant exports 30,566 units