Gasgoo.com (Shanghai August 15) - A total of 259,160 commercial vehicles were sold in China in July, China Automarket reported today. The number is 11.65 percent less than the amount sold in June and 1.63 percent lower than last July's sales result. 252,295 commercial vehicles were manufactured during the month, 7.4 percent lower than the previous month and 1.32 percent lower than last year.
Production and sales amounts for commercial vehicles for the first seven months of the year were 2.18 million units and 2.24 million units, respectively. The figures are 7.76 percent and 9.43 percent lower than last year.
Looking at individual segments, July production and sales figures for buses were 36,653 units and 35,525 units, respectively. They were 167,539 units and 175,368 units for trucks, and 10,741 units and 10,989 units for tractor trailers.
1.38 million automobiles were sold in China in July. A total of 10.98 million vehicles have been sold from January to July.