The global industry has been hit hard by the health crisis, but there is growing optimism of improvement in business in China as the country has largely contained the outbreak and started easing lockdown measures. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China car sales mark first gain in almost two years after restrictions are eased

  • Sales in April hit 2.07 million units in the world’s biggest car market, up 4.4 per cent from a year earlier, according to the country’s largest industry association
  • The number of new energy vehicles (NEVs) sold fell for a tenth straight month to 72,000 units, the data showed
Topic |   China economy
The global industry has been hit hard by the health crisis, but there is growing optimism of improvement in business in China as the country has largely contained the outbreak and started easing lockdown measures. Photo: AFP
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