The AX7; photo credit: Dongfeng Fengshen
The group reported 2.38 million vehicles sold during the first nine months in 2021, 1.8 million of which were passenger vehicles (PVs), remaining flat from a year ago. However, year-to-date sales of Dongfeng's self-owned PV brands saw a 36.6% increase compared to the same period of last year to 353,200 vehicles. PV Joint ventures have sold 1,456,100 vehicles this year so far.
Notably, Dongfeng Motor's independent subsidiary brand Fengshen is reported to hit a record high of over 14,000 vehicles sold in September, marking September the fifth consecutive month with over 10,000 vehicles sold. For the first three quarters this year, Fengshen has sold 76,100 vehicles in total, soaring 67.1% from a year ago.
As to the joint venture sector of Dongfeng Motor Group, Dongfeng Nissan reported a cumulative sales volume of 738,600 vehicles so far this year. Dongfeng Honda sold 536,000 vehicles, and Dongfeng Yueda Kia sold 114,400 vehicles for the first nine months in 2021.
Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën's deliveries reached 10,089 vehicles in September, amounting to 61,900 vehicles in total this year to date, soaring 85.2% from a year ago.
The commercial vehicle sector of Dongfeng Motor Group reported year-to-date sales of 576,400 vehicles, representing a 7% growth year on year.