GM’s sales have jumped to 260,018 vehicles in November bringing the total of car sales in China to 2.593 million in the first 11 months of the year, up slightly over the first 11 months of 2011 where 2.547 million GM vehicles were sold.
Shanghai GM sold 136,444 vehicles in November as demand jumped 20% on a year on year basis. Wuling vehicles fell by 0.5% to 118,536 whilst GM’s other commercial outfit at FAW-GM saw sales rise 4.2% to 4,837 units.
Buick sales increased 17.4% to 70,172 units with the Excelle range reaching 23,381 units whilst the newer Excelle XT and GT models sold 17,716 models an increase of 16.1%. The Regal also helped out Buick with sales up to 9,204 units. The recently launched Encore SUV saw sales of 6,025 units in its first month, not a bad start for the 1.4T mini SUV.
Chevrolet saw its sales bound by 15.3% increase with 63,012 units sold. The Sail family continues to put wind in Chevrolet’s sales with 22,394 units sold, an increase of 10.6% in year on year comparisons. The Cruze also sold 22,216 units and the Malibu sold 7,697 units.
Baojun had an inexplicable jump in sales in November, sales of sub brand vehicles were looking grim earlier this year but Baojun has somehow rebounded with a 70% sales increase to 10,232 units, the brands second best month on record. The 630 sedan stood for 6,429 units whilst the rest of sales were made up by the last generation Chevrolet Spark, which is now a Baojun model.