SAIC Volkswagen ranks highest in NEV new-vehicle quality among all brands in the PHEV segment in China, followed by BMW, while NIO ranks highest among all brands in the BEV segment, followed by Tesla, according to a JD Power report.
As the New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market in China gets in the fast lane, the quality gap among NEV brands is gradually widening, according to the J.D. Power 2020 China New Energy Vehicle Experience Index (NEVXI) Study.
International brands take the leading position in new-vehicle quality, while the domestic NEV startups and domestic traditional automakers still lag.
The JD Power study, now in its second year, measures new-vehicle quality by examining problems experienced by NEV owners within the first two to six months of ownership. New-vehicle quality is determined by problems cited per 100 vehicles (PP100), with a lower number of problems indicating higher quality.
The study shows that the average number of problems reported this year by NEV own...
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