Chinese auto manufacturing giant, Geely Autos reported a year-on-year jump of 30% in August with 125,522 vehicles delivered (including the Lynk & Co brand). For the first eight months in 2018, the automaker saw its cumulative sales surge 41% over the previous year to 1,012,429 units. So far, Geely has completed 64.8% of its 1.58 million-unit sales target for this year.
Geely said that it delivered 19,032 units of the Boyue SUV and 5,440 units of the New Borui in the month of August. The sales of Boyue SUV and Borui sedan aggregated 207,215 units from January to August, with 177,533 units of Boyue and 29,682 units of Borui.
The January-August sales of the Emgrand and the Emgrand GL reached 170,843 units and 102,248 units, growing 6.2% and 45.6% over the year-ago period. Besides, the sales of the Emgrand GS leaped 30.3% year on year to 109,641 units from January to August.
Three SUV model from the Vision Series, namely, the Vision X6 SUV, the Vision X3 and the Vision S1 reached 10,045 units, 10,547 units and 4,707 units respectively last month, among which only the Vision X3’s sales presented downturn compared with July. The sales of the all-new Vision sedan edged up 5.5% from a year earlier with 11,632 units delivered last month.
The Lynk & Co brand saw its sales reaching 13,674 units in August and 72,226 units from January to August. To be specific, the August sales of the Lynk & Co 01 and 02 were 9,303 units and 4,371 units. The Lynk & Co 03 was unveiled at the Chengdu Motor Show 2018 and will go on sale in the second half of the year.