The latest data from Sales and Marketing Department of FAW Group show that its July sales soared 16.5 percent year on year to 230,000 vehicles.
For the first 7 months, sales of FAW Group totaled 1,705,000 vehicles, up 10.3 percent from the year-earlier period.
In July, sales at FAW-Volkswagen rose 18.4 percent year on year to 135,000 vehicles. Sales of Volkswagen brands totaled 92,000 vehicles, up 21.6 percent year-on-year. Sales of Audi brand soar 12.1 percent to 43,000 vehicles.
FAW Jiefang’s July sales jumped 39.8 percent year on year to 14,000 units. Deliveries of its medium and heavy-duty trucks jumped 42.8 percent year on year to 13,000 units, leading China’s heavy truck market for the seventh consecutive month.
Sales of FAW’s Besturn brand in July rose 13.5 percent year on year to 9,000 units.
Sales of FAW-Mazda reached 8,000 units, with an increase of 33.6 percent year on year. The company enjoyed strong demand for the new launched CX-4 crossover.
FAW Jilin’s July sales jumped 85.5 percent from a year earlier to 6,000 units.
FAW Group is a leading global manufacturer of quality passenger cars, trucks, and buses. Established in 1953, the company is China’s oldest and largest automotive group. Annual sales exceed two million units.