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
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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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