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H1 China vehicle sales up 14 per cent per year

autos Updated: Jul 21, 2009 11:59 IST

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Ford Motor Co said its vehicle sales in China rose 14 per cent to 1,97,212 units in the first half from a year earlier.

Changan Ford Mazda, a tie-up with Chongqing Changan Auto Co and Mazda Motor sold 140,386 cars in the first six month, up 20 percent from a year earlier, it said in a statement.

Sales of its all new Fiesta compact car, launched in March, came to 18,224 units during the period, while monthly sales of its mid-range Focus sedan averaged more than 10,000 units, it said.

Jiangling Motors Corp Ltd, a commercial vehicle maker partly owned by Ford, sold a record of 53,327 vehicles during the period, including 14,210 Ford Transit models, it added without providing comparative figures.