February sales in the world’s biggest car market tumbled to 310,000 vehicles from a year earlier, falling for a 20th straight month. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China’s car manufacturers call for government help as sales post biggest monthly drop

  • Car sales in China plunged 79 per cent in February, the biggest ever monthly decline, as demand was hit by the coronavirus outbreak
  • Sales of new energy vehicles, which include battery-electric cars, contracted for an eighth month in a row
Topic |   China economy
February sales in the world’s biggest car market tumbled to 310,000 vehicles from a year earlier, falling for a 20th straight month. Photo: AFP
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