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Renault sold over 1.25 mln units in 1st half, with EV up by 38%

From:Internet Info Agency 2020-07-22 14:20:55

On July 20, the Renault Group released its sales performance for the first half of the year. It is reported that Renault Group's global sales totaled 1,256,658 vehicles from January to June. Global sales of Renault-branded electric vehicles increased by 38%, with sales exceeding 42,000. In the European market, ZOE electric vehicle sales increased by nearly 50% to 37,540 units, and its June order volume reached 11,000 units.

Regarding the impact of COVID-19, Renault Group Executive Committee Member and Senior Vice President of Sales and Regional Operations Denis Le Vot said: "The situation is improving. Our factories and sales network are becoming more active and we are taking measures to meet customer needs.In June, thanks to the assistance measures introduced by the governments of European countries, the demand for automobiles gradually increased. In the second half of the year, we have a large number of orders to be delivered, and the inventory will be maintained at a satisfactory level. At the same time, we will also release E-TECH hybrid models that are unique and well-received in the market segment. "

Renault Group sold 623,854 vehicles in the European market. In the first half of the year, the brand-new Clio sold 102,949 vehicles, and the Dacia brand sold 161,334 vehicles. In the Russian market, the Renault Group's market share increased by 1.4% to 30.2%, of which the Renault brand's market share rose by 0.3% to 8.1%. The LADA brand has a market share of 20.8%.

In addition, the Renault Group in China has implemented a new strategy to focus on light commercial vehicles and electric vehicles. It plans to launch a full range of light commercial vehicles by 2023, including five core models such as small, medium, and large vans. Launched a Jinbei LCV model.

Editor:Zhou Yue