China’s auto sales in February increased 18.7 percent year on year to 1.74 million units, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM).
Auto sales in the January-February period amounted to 4.27 million units, increasing 7.5 percent year on year.
In February alone, sales of passenger vehicles saw a boost of 27.8 percent year on year to 1.49 million units.
Chinese automakers manufactured 1.81 million vehicles in February, a boost of 20.6 percent year on year, the association said.
Auto exports increased 60.8 percent from a year ago to 180,000 units last month, bringing total exports in the first two months of the year to 412,000 units.