China sold 12.89 million vehicles between January and June, up 25.6 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AP
China sold 12.89 million vehicles between January and June, up 25.6 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AP

China car sales hit by chips shortage, down 12.4 per cent in June, but new energy vehicles still strong

  • China’s overall sales stood at 2.02 million vehicles in June, according to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)
  • Chen Shihua, a senior official at CAAM, said that the global auto-chip supply shortage hit China’s production hard last month

China sold 12.89 million vehicles between January and June, up 25.6 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AP
China sold 12.89 million vehicles between January and June, up 25.6 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Photo: AP
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