General Motors posts record sales in China

Chicago, Aug 6 (IANS) General Motors Co. (GM) and its joint ventures sold a record 221,580 vehicles in China in July, up by 11.1 percent on a year-on-year basis, the company said.

Detroit News Monday quoted the automaker as saying that it is the first time for GM to have its July sales exceed 200,000 units in China, which is partly attributed to a 25.7 percent jump in Buick sales and an 82.8 percent increase in Cadillac sales, Xinhua reported.

GM and its joint ventures sold a total of 1.79 million vehicles in China in the first seven months of this year, up by 10.7 percent on a year-on-year basis.


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