Where there’s a market, there’s demand. At least that much is true in China, where August sales of General Motors’ vehicles rose 19.2 percent on an annual basis to 181,625 units. This brings sales of GM’s Chinese joint venture for the first eight months of 2010 to 1,567,411 units.
Here is the brand-by-brand sales breakdown for the GM-China joint venture, which includes GM, SAIC, and Wuling. Unfortunately, GM China doesn’t break down sales results by model.
- Overall sales were 45,684 units – a 17.4 percent year-over-year increase
- Sales of the Excelle, Excelle GT, and Excelle XT totaled 28,794
- Overall sales totaled 38,482 units – a 33.5 percent year-over-year increase
- The Cruze accounted for 11,532 sales while the all-new Sail accounted for 8,989 units
- Cadillac moved (a very measly) 1,624 units, 1,000 of which were the Cadillac SRX
- Year over year sales of the new SRX increased 177.6 percent in August
- SAIC-GM-Wuling sold 95,119 vehicles, making for a 7.2 percent year-over-year growth
- Wuling was responsible for 90,392 units
- The Wuling Sunshine minivan sold more than 50,000 units for the eight consecutive month
- GM’s FAU-GM joint venture was responsible or 5,039 light commercial vehicles