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General Motors sells record number of vehicles in China


A General Motors Co. Chevrolet Volt is displayed during a ceremony at the Shanghai International Fashion Centre August 31, 2010. U.S. carmaker General Motors plans to launch its Chevrolet Volt electric car in China in the second half of 2011, Kevin Wale, president and managing director of GM China, said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Stringer
A General Motors Co. Chevrolet Volt is displayed during a ceremony at the Shanghai International Fashion Centre August 31, 2010. U.S. carmaker General Motors plans to launch its Chevrolet Volt electric car in China in the second half of 2011, Kevin Wale, president and managing director of GM China, said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Stringer

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Sales in China for General Motors vehicles were over eleven-percent higher last month compared to the same period one year ago.

The company sold over 225-thousand vehicles in the month and it was the first time monthly sales were over the 200-thousand mark.  Cadillac sales jumped by nearly 83-percent while Buick sales were almost 26-percent higher than last year.

So far this year, GM has sold nearly one-point-eight million vehicles in China up by over ten-percent compared to 2012.

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