China's JAC Motors on Tuesday (9 July) said it had exported around 57,000 cars to Brazil since launching there (through local distributor Grupo SHC) two years ago.

Sales began on 18 March 2011 with the J3 hatchback line and the automaker shipped 37,800 units that year.  

In 2012, the J5 and J6 model lines were added but JAC sold only about 10,000 units in total that year due to the effects of the new IPI tax which favours the local assembly industry by imposing customs duty on assembled vehicle imports.

The smaller J2 hatchback was launched at the end of 2012, as construction began on a local assembly plant due to open in 2014.

JAC said it exported about 10,000 units in total in the first half of 2013. 

The sales tally to date is 50,500 units, - 38,000 J3, 6,000 J6, 2,800 J5 and 3,700 J2.

JAC said it was now the top Chinese vehicle importer in Brazil and China's second largest vehicle exporter.

It now has over 70 sales and service outlets in Brazil.

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JAC accumulative exported 50,000 units’ vehicles to Brazil 2013-7-9
 
 
 

After two years’ cultivation and operation, JAC has achieved breakthrough performance in Brazil under the joint effects of SHC and JAC.

 

 

On 18th March 2011, J3 and J3 Turin launched onto Brazil successfully and exported 37,800 units in that year.  

 

In 2012, J5 and J6 has been successfully introduced into Brazil and achieved nearly 10,000 units although the influence of IPI.

 

 

In the end of 2012, J2 first made an appearance in Brazil and until the first half year of 2013, it has exported approximately 10000 units. 

 

 

Until the end of June, JAC has accumulative exported 57000 units’ vehicles to Brazil and the terminal sales volume reached 51000 units, among them 38000 units were J3Turin and J3, and 6000 units J6, 2800 units J5 and 3700 units J2.

 

 

JAC ranks No.1 position in Brazil among Chinese auto brands and No.2 of exported brands, and successfully establishes a high-end and luxury auto brand image. For those remarkable accomplishments, many famous media from domestic and overseas gave high praises to JAC.«Washington Post»released the report of «China tries to win over Brazilian consumers»in a very prominent position, which mainly reported that JAC as the representative of Chinese products is hot selling in Brazil and changing the image of ‘Made in China’, and wining most of Brazilians’ admiration and supports.  

 

Those successes can’t do without the high-end positioning of JAC in Brazil, though press conference, signing ceremony, Sao Paulo Auto Show, launching ceremony and other activities to create JAC to be a high and luxury auto brand. There are more than 70 4S shops covering around Brazil which strongly ensure JAC vehicles’ sales. It also can’t be success without products R&D, quality control, and manufacturing guarantee. JAC always maintains its strategic positioning of ‘Quality JAC’ to export excellent quality vehicles to Brazil.   

 

 

 

Original source: http://jacen.jac.com.cn/article/20130709/75113716.html