GM's China auto sales up 15.3 pct in April

BEIJING Mon May 6, 2013 1:53am EDT

BEIJING May 6 (Reuters) - General Motors Co and its China joint ventures sold 261,870 vehicles in the country in April, up 15.3 percent from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Monday.

That compares with a 12.6 percent year-on-year gain in March.

GM makes vehicles in China in partnership with FAW Group and SAIC Motor Corp Ltd.