Sep. 11, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Dongfeng Automobile Co Ltd<600006
> has announced its auto sales decreased 10.07% YoY to 19,381 units in August this year.
In a statement filed with Shanghai Stock Exchange
, the automaker sees its auto output decline 12.91% from a year earlier to 18,390 units last month.
From January to August, the company's auto sales amounted to 186,852 vehicles, 11.86% less than it realized in the corresponding period of 2011, including 112,632 units of light vehicles, down 15.44% YoY.
Meanwhile its auto output for the eight-month period dropped 13.48% YoY to 187,742 units, of which, 112,466 units were light vehicles, decreased 18.09% from a year earlier.
In the first eight months of this year, the automaker sold a total of 111,564 units of engines, reflecting a YoY decrease of 31.39%, its engine production output for the period plunged 30.25% YoY to 111,895 units.