Tesla was again the top seller of electric vehicles during the first half of 2021, according to SNE Research.
The company sold 390,000 units of battery electric vehicles (BEV), securing a market share of 22%.
Shanghai GM Wuling took second place with 10.7% market share, followed by BYD with 5.4%.
Hyundai Motor doubled its EVs sales to 51,000 units, but only held a share of 2.9%, ranking sixth overall.
In plug-in hybrid EVs, or PHEVs, European car brands showed strong growth.
BMW controlled 12.9% market share with 106,000 unit sales, followed by Mercedes which held a market share of 10.1% with 83,000 units.
Volvo was third place in plug-in hybrid EVs, with 9.1% market share of 75,000 unit sales.
Kia ranked ninth with 3.6% market share and 29,000 unit sales.