Chery has already sold over 1 million vehicles worldwide this year



Chinese carmaker Chery has announced its October global sales report, in which it recorded a total of 132,828 vehicles sold globally. The figure marks the fifth month in a row where the company saw a monthly sales of over 100,000 units, and also translates to a 50.4% year-on-year increase.

But more importantly, the October sales figure also pushed Chery’s year-to-date sales numbers past the 1 million mark, more specifically, 1,026,758 units worldwide, easily beating its total in 2021 of 961,926 units, with two more months to spare.

Leading the impressive sales performance for Chery was the Tiggo family of SUVs, many of which are also earmarked for launch in Malaysia. From January to October 2022, the Chinese carmaker sold 159,500 units of the Tiggo 8 and 134,900 units of the Tiggo 7 worldwide, with South America and Middle East recording particularly strong performances.

In Brazil specifically, Chery has delivered 29,854 units year-to-date, giving it a market share of 2.38%, and also placing it within the top 10 in terms of sales. As for the Middle East, Chery says that it has “achieved a double increase in terms of market sales and brand reputation”.

In conjunction with the upcoming 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar, Chery has announced that it will also be providing vehicles for the security department as well as media vehicles for more than 10 competing countries, alongside free shuttle service at the Doha International Airport.

Video: Chery is back! Here are the 5 SUVs set for launch in Malaysia

Closer to home, Chery recently previewed five SUV models that it has earmarked for launch here in Malaysia, including the Tiggo 8 Pro, Tiggo 7 Pro, Tiggo 4 Pro, and Omoda 5. The companies reentry into Malaysia will kick off with “first phase” of car launches, which will include the Tiggo 8 Pro and Omoda 5.

Aside from just new cars, Chery has also promised a wide “user-centric” aftersales and dealership network in Malaysia, alongside a CKD plant to localise production for its models.



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