China: General Motors sales up 20.4 percent in November image

General Motors Co. said China sales in November rose more than 20 percent from a year earlier to 237,130 vehicles. This was the third-best sales month for the year.

The company’s sales in the country during the January-November period rose 8.2% from a year earlier to 2.35 million units, it said in a statement.

Buick’s dominance in the Republic of China continues with sales increasing 16.6 percent on a year-to-year basis which sales hitting 59,763, with the original Excelle sedan being the driving force behind the brand.

Chevrolet had its second-best November ever in China, with sales totaling 54,638 units. The Cruze remained the brand’s best-selling model in China, as demand reached 21,862 units.

Cadillac sales in China topped 3,000 units for the first time in a single month, rising 64.1 percent on an annual basis to 3,008 units. Demand for the SRX, Cadillac’s best-selling model in China, jumped 155.2 percent to 2,261 units in November.

Domestic sales of the Wuling brand increased 39.7 percent to 108,826 units. Baojun sales came to 6,018 units in the new passenger car brand’s fourth month on the market.

GM operates vehicle manufacturing ventures in China with SAIC Motor Corp and FAW Group.

China Passenger Car Association said that China’s passenger car sales fell 4.2 percent year-on-year in October.