Dow Jones Newswires: China car sales keep rebounding as production revs up

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By Raffaele Huang


SINGAPORE–Car sales in the world’s biggest auto market continued to recover in July as production was ramped up following earlier disruptions caused by Covid-19 lockdowns and Chinese authorities offered incentives to boost consumption.

Last month, China’s retail sales of passenger cars rose 20.4% from a year earlier to 1.81 million vehicles, the China Passenger Car Association said Tuesday.

Sales dropped 6.5% from June. July tends to be a slower month for car sales as the heat deters customers from going to stores, the association said.

Honda Motor Co. said sales in China surged 23.5% last month from a year earlier. Toyota Motor Corp.’s sales grew 6% and Nissan Motor Co.’s rose 4.6%.

Tesla Inc. sold 28,217 China-made cars in July, the CPCA said.

Retail sales of new-energy cars, which include electric and plug-in hybrid cars, more than doubled from a year ago to 486,000 vehicles, the association said.


Write to Raffaele Huang at raffaele.huang@wsj.com


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