Ford says December China auto sales up 35 percent on year
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote) and its local partners in China sold a total of 94,838 vehicles on a wholesale basis in December, an increase of 35 percent from a year earlier, the company said on Monday.
That compared to a 47 percent increase in November and a 55 percent jump in October.
In 2013, sales by the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker totaled 935,813 vehicles on a wholesale basis, up 49 percent from 2012, helped by Ford Focus, the best selling model in China last year.
(Reporting by Samuel Shen and Kazunori Takada; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)
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