On July 16, the Traffic Management Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security released that as of the end of June, the number of motor vehicles in the country reached 319 million.
According to reports, in the first half of 2018, the number of newly registered motor vehicles reached 16.36 million, which was higher than the registration volume of 15.94 million in the same period last year. The number of new energy vehicles reached 1.99 million, and the number of private cars reached 180 million. The number of possessions increased by 1.66 million per month since 2018, maintaining sustained and rapid growth.
There are more than one million vehicles in 58 cities across the country, and more than 3 million in seven cities. As of the end of June, there were 58 cities in the country with more than one million vehicles, an increase of 9 cities compared with the same period of last year, of which 26 cities exceeded 2 million, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, etc. 7 More than 3 million cities.
The number of trucks reached 24.7 million, and the number of new registrations in the first half of the year reached a record high. As of the end of June, the number of trucks in the country reached 24.7 million, an increase of 1.28 million compared with the end of last year, an increase of 5.5%. In the first half of 2018, the number of newly registered trucks reached 1.72 million, which was significantly higher than the registration volume of 1.56 million vehicles in the same period last year, the highest level in history.
The number of motorists is 396 million, and the number of new drivers is 13.25 million. With the rapid growth of vehicle ownership, the number of motorists has also shown a simultaneous growth trend. In the first half of 2018, the number of new drivers in the country reached 13.25 million. As of the end of June, the number of motor vehicle drivers nationwide had reached 396 million, of which male drivers accounted for 70.7% and female drivers accounted for 29.3%.