Retail sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles rose 4.9 per cent to 1.8 million units in June from a year earlier in the world’s biggest market, according to preliminary numbers from the China Passenger Car Association on Monday. Photo: AFP
Retail sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles rose 4.9 per cent to 1.8 million units in June from a year earlier in the world’s biggest market, according to preliminary numbers from the China Passenger Car Association on Monday. Photo: AFP

China car sales in June rise for the first time in over a year due to discounts, association says

  • Retail sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles rose 4.9 per cent to 1.8 million units in June from a year earlier
  • Prices cut by as much as 50 per cent, according to local media reports, to clear inventories of cars that do not meet new stricter emission standards

Retail sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles rose 4.9 per cent to 1.8 million units in June from a year earlier in the world’s biggest market, according to preliminary numbers from the China Passenger Car Association on Monday. Photo: AFP
Retail sales of sedans, sport utility vehicles, minivans and multipurpose vehicles rose 4.9 per cent to 1.8 million units in June from a year earlier in the world’s biggest market, according to preliminary numbers from the China Passenger Car Association on Monday. Photo: AFP
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