Jun. 8, 2012 (China Knowledge) - SAIC Motor Corp Ltd<600104
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Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, a 50-50 joint venture set up with Volkswagen AG, sold 100,262 cars last month, up 9% YoY.
Another JV, Shanghai
General Motors Co Ltd, which the SAIC Motor established with General Motors, sold 110,503 cars in May, increasing 14.9% from the same period of last year.
SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Corp, a joint venture of General Motors, Shanghai
Automotive Industry Corp and Liuzhou
Wuling Motors Co, delivered 128,680 vehicles in the month, 35.4% more than in the corresponding period of 2011.
In the first five months, the group's auto sales reached 1.88 million units, up 11.3% YoY.