GM China sales increase by 15.2 percent in September 2014

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 10, 2014

Thanks to its Chevrolet brand, GM was able to post sales increase of 15.2 percent on an annual basis to 319,936 units. Both Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wiling but also companies other brands posted record sales in September. According to the official press release, Shanghai GM sales were up 19.6 percent year on year to 158,792 units, while SAIC-GM-Wuling sales increased by 14.5 percent to 159,906.

Meanwhile, FAW-GM sales dropped almost 74 percent to 1,238 vehicles. Buick also had a good month when it comes to sales as 83,638 units left the dealerships, which means a 17.8 percent increase.

Chevrolet posted a 19.3 percent increase year on year as it sold 68,346 units. Cruze was Chevrolet bestseller as the new-generation model arrived, followed by the Sail and Malibu. Cadillac also saw a big increase of 51.4 percent to 6,807 units and its bestsellers were the XTS and SRX.

Baojun sales increased by 147.1 percent to 24,778 units thanks to the 730 MPV. Wuling sales in China totaled 135,128 units in September, an increase of 4.2 percent year on year, as sales of the Hong Guang family grew 18.4 percent to 60,652 units. [source: GM]

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