July auto sales fall 11.9 percent

09:23, August 16, 2010      

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Auto sales in China for July declined by 11.9 percent from the previous month to about 1.2 million units, but remained up more than 14.4 percent over the same period last year.

Some 9.46 million passenger cars were sold in the month, a 9.27 percent from June but up 13.5 percent year-on-year.

Domestic brands had a smaller market share than in June due to a slump in the crossover vehicles whose sales declined by more than 21 percent to 1.5 million units.

Yet sales of MPVs and SUVs continued relatively rapid year-on-year growth.

January to July passenger vehicles sales totaled 7.6 million vehicles, down 5.38 percent from the same period last year.

Source:China Daily

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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