Vehicles sales in China fell 5.2 percent from a year ago to 2.27 million units in September 2019, marking the 15th consecutive month of decline. It was the lowest figure for a September month since 2015, as sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) decreased for the third straight month (-34.2 percent to 80,000 units), after the government reduced incentives for purchases of such cars. Also, sales of passenger vehicles fell 6.3 percent to 1.931 million while those of commercial vehicles went up 1.9 percent to 340,000. Considering the first nine months of the year, vehicles sales declined 10.3 percent to 18.37 million units compared with the same period a year ago. Total Vehicle Sales in China averaged 1084149.84 from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3060271 in December of 2017 and a record low of 88416 in January of 1998.