(Corrects Jan 14 story to show figure in first paragraph was
for December, not 2012)
BEIJING Jan 14 General Motors Co and its
China joint ventures sold 242,486 vehicles in the country in
December, up 23.2 percent from a year earlier, the U.S.
automaker said on Monday.
The pace of growth was faster than the 9.7 percent annual
rise achieved in November, thanks in part to a 41.7 percent
sales gain at its car venture with partner SAIC Motor Corp
For the full year, sales were up 11.3 percent to 2.84 million
units, the company said in a statement.
GM also makes vehicles in China in partnership with FAW
(Reporting by Fang Yan in BEIJING and Kazunori Takada in
SHANGHAI; Editing by Ken Wills)