CHANGCHUN, April 13 (Xinhua) -- FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd., a passenger car joint venture between China FAW Group Co., Ltd. and Volkswagen AG, reported strong month-on-month sales growth in March as the COVID-19 epidemic wanes in China.
Last month, the Volkswagen brand sold 67,609 vehicles, a month-on-month surge of 238 percent. Sales under the Audi and Jetta brands reached 40,448 units and 9,300 units, up 373 percent and 384 percent from the figures in February, respectively, the carmaker said.
FAW-Volkswagen delivered 337,096 vehicles in the first quarter of this year, continuing to make it the best-selling passenger vehicle manufacturer in the world's largest auto market.
The carmaker has set a sales target of 2.325 million units for 2020, including 1.425 million units for the Volkswagen brand, 200,000 units for the Jetta brand, and 700,000 units for the Audi brand.
FAW-Volkswagen currently has five production bases across China. Its sales and production have both exceeded 20 million units since it was founded in 1991.