Mazda says August China auto sales down 23.6 pct yr/yr
SHANGHAI, Sept 3
SHANGHAI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp and its local joint-ventures sold 12,637 automobiles in China in August, down 23.6 percent from a year earlier, the Japanese automaker said on Tuesday.
That follows an 18.5 percent year-on-year decline in July and a 31.2 percent fall in June.
In the first eight months of this year, through the end of August, Mazda sold a total of 106,846 vehicles, down 20.8 percent from a year earlier.
Mazda makes cars in China in partnership with Chongqing Changan Automobile Co Ltd. It also has a sales venture with FAW Group. (Reporting by Samuel Shen and Norihiko Shirouzu; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)
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