Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Autos

Chinese carmakers sidestep chip shortage troubles to grow sales, market share at the expense of global rivals

  • Home-grown vehicle brands increased their market share to 43.1 per cent in July from 36.5 per cent in January
  • Carmakers relied on alternative supplies and reduced chip usage in basic models to help sustain buoyant sales while improving their profit margins

Topic |   Autos
Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Employees work on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile factory in Hefei in eastern Anhui province in February 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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