Jul. 6, 2012 (China Knowledge) - U.S.-based auto giant General Motors Corp and its China joint ventures sold a total of 213,495 vehicles in June this year, representing a YoY increase of 10.1%, principally boosted by strong sales of SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co.
In a statement, GM said Shanghai GM, a joint venture established with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC), saw vehicle sales reach 109,127 units last month, up 7.5% from a year earlier.
SAIC-GM-Wuling, a JV among SAIC, GM and Liuzhou Wuling Motors Co, sold 100,407 vehicles in June, 14.1% more than in the same month of 2011.
FAW-GM, a JV between GM and FAW Group, the parent co of FAW Car Co Ltd<000800
>, saw vehicles sales reach 3,357 units last month, down 3.4% YoY.
In the first six months of this year, GM, along its Chinese JVs, sold a total of 1.42 million autos, reflecting a YoY increase of 11.3%. The auto sales included 639,549 units by Shanghai GM and 745,427 units by SAIC-GM-Wuling, representing YoY growth of 6.6% and 16.2%, respectively. However, FAW-GM's auto sales fell 3.5% YoY to 29,172 units in the five-month period.