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China car sales rise as dealers offer discounts

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GM's sales in China rose 7.5 per cent to 277,979 units last month, with SUV deliveries doubling from a year earlier. Toyota's sales in the country climbed 9.2 per cent to 101,100 vehicles.

Beijing

CHINA'S passenger-vehicle sales rose for the eighth time in nine months, with General Motors Co and Toyota Motor Corp reporting increased deliveries in April as dealers offered discounts to reduce stockpiles.

Retail sales of cars, SUVs and multi-purpose vehicles climbed 6.4