Oct. 17, 2012 (China Knowledge) - France-based PSA Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Co Ltd, a joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroen and China's Dongfeng Motor Group Co<0489
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The figure last month was 32% more than it realized a month earlier.
From January to September, the automaker and its Chinese JV sold a total of 312,728 autos in China, 7.1% more than it realized in the corresponding period of 2011.
In the first half of this year, PSA Peugeot Citroen saw the sales of Peugeot brand autos in China amount to 104,000 units, reflecting a YoY increase of 28.4%, while the sales of Citroen brand autos decreased 7% YoY to 106,000 units.