BEIJING – Car sales growth in China remained stagnant at 2.59 million units in November, similar to the same month previous year, the China Association Of Automobile Manufacturers announced Monday.
The country recorded the sale of 22.09 million cars between January and November, which is a slight increase of 1.9 percent over the same period in 2016.
The largest percentage increase this year came from the sale of electric and hybrid cars, which sold 119,000 units in November, an interannual increase of 83 percent.
In the first 11 months of the year, electric and hybrid cars sales reached 609,000, 51.4 percent more than the same period in 2016, owing to government subsidies on these vehicles.
The sale of all types of vehicles (including trucks and buses) reached 2.96 million in November, a 0.7 percent year-on-year increase, while between January and November, sales touched 25.84 million, a 3.6 percent increase.
Automobile production grew 2.3 percent year-on-year in November, and 3.6 percent year-on-year in the first 11 months of the year.