Nov. 5, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Hyundai Motor Co, the top carmaker in South Korea, saw its auto sales in China
amount to 80,598 units last month, 37% more than in the same period of last year, source reported.
The figure accounted for 19.55% of Hyundai's global sales in October.
The boycotts of Japanese products in China boosted the sales of Korea autos. In September 2012, Hyundai sold 84,188 vehicles in China, reflecting a YoY increase of 15%.
In 2011, the company sold a total of 1.17 million vehicles in China, and it expected to sale 1.25 million vehicles in the country this year.
The Korea automaker earlier announced that it had launched its third plant in China to increase supply.