GM says Jan China auto sales up 12 percent year-on-year

Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:47am EST
 
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BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N: Quote) and its Chinese joint ventures sold 348,061 vehicles in China in January, a 12 percent increase from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Tuesday.

That follows an 11.8 percent year-on-year increase in December and 13.3 percent rise in November.

In 2013, GM sold about 3.16 million vehicles in China, an 11.4 percent increase from a year earlier.

GM makes vehicles in China in partnership with FAW Group and SAIC Motor Corp Ltd (600104.SS: Quote).

(Reporting By Jonathan Standing)

 
General Motors' new Chinese-made cars are seen at a parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer