December 13, 2013 / 10:05 AM / in 5 years

VW group sales rise 4.3 percent in November, boosted by China

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) said on Friday its group vehicle sales rose 4.3 percent in November, boosted by strong growth in China, where sales increased 16.7 percent.

A Volkswagen sign is seen at a Volkswagen dealership in Carlsbad, California, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Global sales of cars, sport utility vehicles and vans rose to 828,600 last month from 794,300 the same month a year earlier.

“Our brands enjoyed particularly strong growth in China. However, the challenges on the other world markets remain unchanged,” said Volkswagen board member Christian Klingler.

In the January-November period, group auto sales climbed 4.7 percent to 8.68 million vehicles, the company said.

Reporting by Christoph Steitz; Editing by Ludwig Burger

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