Geely Automobile Holdings deliveries slumped 28 percent to 109,573 last month, with China’s largest domestic automaker losing ground in an overall light-vehicle market that fell 20 percent.
Geely’s January exports also tumbled 68 percent to 2,265, according to a company filing on the Hong Kong stock exchange where it is listed.
Geely’s total sales dropped 29 percent to 111,838 last month.
The number includes 102,839 vehicles marketed under the company’s mass-market Geely brand and 9,008 vehicles distributed under the premium Lynk & CO marque.
Among all deliveries in January, 68,765 were crossovers and SUVs, 41,901 were sedans and the remaining 1,172 were multi-purpose vehicles, Geely said.
Two other major Chinese auto manufacturers posted steeper sales declines than Geely last month.
Deliveries at Great Wall Motor Co., the largest domestic light-truck maker, fell 28 percent to 80,261.
Sales at BYD Co., China’s largest electrified-vehicle manufacturer, plunged 43 percent to 25,173.