SHANGHAI, April 8 Top Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp said on Monday its March auto sales rose 17.4 percent from a year earlier to 462,508 vehicles.
That compares with a 2 percent year-on-year slip in February though figures were skewed due to the timing of the week-long Spring Festival holiday.
SAIC operates car ventures with General Motors Co and Volkswagen AG. (Reporting by Kazunori Takada and Melanie Lee)
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