Jul. 16, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Great Wall Motor Co Ltd<601633><2333
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Last month, the automaker
's sales increased by 10.3% YoY to 47,800 units, including 11,190 units of Hafer H6 models.
The company sold a total of 110,000 units of its Hover SUV vehicles from January to June 2012, reflecting a Y-o-Y increase of 41%.
In the first half of 2012, Great Wall Motor saw its auto export surging 40% from a year earlier to 47,719 units.
The Chinese automaker aims to sell a total of 600,000 vehicles in 2012, which consists of 500,000 domestic units and 100,000 units for export, source reported.