So in-demand are several of its models that MG has overtaken Skoda (161,210, -28%) in China, selling 163,053 (+5%) vehicles during the year to the end of August. SAIC's reinvention of the brand as a maker of multiple SUVs (as well as a few cars too) has delivered the results it was after. Sales are also accelerating in many other countries. That includes the UK, Australia, Thailand and markets in the Middle East, while the range continues to expand and even now includes a pick-up.