May. 11, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's largest privately-owned carmaker Zhejiang
Geely Holding, the parent co of Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd<0175
>, sold 36,582 vehicles last month, reflecting a year-on-year increase of 4.8% or a sequential decline of 11.4%.
Of the total, sales of the Emgrand were 9,974 units, Englon with 11,750 units and the Gleagle 14,858 with units.
For the first fourth months of this year, the group's auto sales totaled 155,100 units, increasing 1.6% from a year earlier and accounting for 33.7% of its annual target of 460,000 units.
Zhejiang Geely, which introduced its first sport-utility vehicle or SUV, named the Gleagle GX7, last month, will start to sell the Englon SC3 and SC6 models in the third quarter of this year.
The Chinese auto company ranked eighth in a list of top ten sedan makers in April, followed by Chery Automobile Co Ltd and Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Co Ltd, which sold 34,400 and 33,200 vehicles last month, respectively, according to a report from China Association of Automobiles Manufacturers (CAAM).