Japanese automakers’ China sales increased by over 10% from a year earlier in July as the world’s biggest auto market showed some recovery amid coronavirus crisis.
Nissan Motor said on Wednesday its sales in China increased 11.6% last month from a year ago to 120,945 vehicles. China is a market that Nissan is concentrating on as the embattled automaker is having a hard time to fix problems from that emerged after the ouster of former CEO Carlos Ghosn.
Toyota Motor sold about 165,600 cars last month in China, increasing 19.1% year-on-year. Of the total, 22,300 came from its premium Lexus brand, which showed a 38.6% sales increase compared to one year earlier.
Honda Motor said on Wednesday it sold 136,646 vehicles in China in July, increasing 17.8%.