May. 14, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai
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Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd ranked second with sales of 355,900 units, followed by FAW-VW Automobile Co Ltd’s 352,200 units, Dongfeng Nissan Ltd’s 237,100 units, Beijing
Hyundai Motor Co’s 210,000 units, Geely Holding Group Co Ltd’s 150,900 units, Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Co Ltd’s 142,100 units, FAW Toyota Motor’s 140,700 units, Chery Automobile Co Ltd’s 136,000 units and Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co’s 133,700 units.
In the four months ended Apr. 30, 2012, the combined sales volume of the ten automakers amounted to 2.27 million units, accounting for 65.73% of the total sedan car sales in the country.
According to a separate report from CAAM, the Buick Excelle GT topped China's sedan car sales with sales volume hitting 99,600 units in the four-month period, followed by the Volkswagen Passat with 90,100 units and the Chevrolet Sail with 82,100 units.