Hubei produced more than 200,000 new energy vehicles in the first three quarters

Hubei Daily News (Reporter Xiao Liqiong, Correspondent Yi Fei) The production of new energy vehicles in Hubei Province continued to maintain rapid growth. On October 28, the reporter learned from the Provincial Department of Economy and Information Technology that after the output in the first eight months exceeded that of last year, 32,000 new energy vehicles were produced in September, which is equivalent to the annual output in 2020. The output of new energy vehicles in Hubei Province accounts for the proportion of new energy vehicles in the country, which has also increased from 2.3% in 2020 to 4.2%.

From January to September this year, the province produced 202,000 new energy vehicles, a year-on-year increase of 132.2%, and the growth rate was 19.7 percentage points higher than the national level, far exceeding the level of 150,000 vehicles last year. From the perspective of cities and prefectures, the production of new energy vehicles in Wuhan and Shiyan has increased significantly, with outstanding contributions. From January to September, Wuhan City produced a total of 111,300 new energy vehicles, an increase of more than double the year-on-year; Shiyan City produced a total of nearly 72,800 new energy vehicles, accounting for 30.6% of the city’s total vehicle production, a year-on-year increase of 113.7%. From the perspective of enterprises, companies such as Shiyan Easyjet and Dongfeng Passenger Vehicle are competing to make efforts. From January to September, EasyJet, Dongfeng Passenger Vehicle, SAIC-GM, and Dongfeng Lantu increased by 138.6%, 164%, 109%, and 733.2% year-on-year.

Hubei’s new car-making forces have strong momentum, and the proportion of new energy vehicle production in total vehicle production has exceeded 10%. In 2020, 2021, and the first three quarters of this year, new energy vehicles will account for 1.53%, 7.2%, and 13.9% of total vehicle production, respectively. It is reported that new energy and intelligent networked vehicles have been identified as one of the five major industries with breakthrough development in Hubei.