Jin Bo
Sep 1, 2010

Online buzz crucial to China auto sales

There is no doubt that word of mouth is an important way of marketing, and in this increasingly wired era a large part of these conversations originate in the online world. But to what extent do internet discussions impact sales?

A recent study by R3 and CIC, tried to give a quantified an answer to that question by analysing the auto sector.

The study ranks brands and models by a new metric revenue per buzz RPB. The Audi A6L model, which registered an estimated sales of US$8.2 billion and 306,000 web mentions, topped the chart with an RPB of US$26,765. Volkswagen's Passat Lingyu and the Nissan Teana, were in second and third place, resepctively.

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