(Yicai Global) Oct. 14 -- The slowdown in China's vehicle sales went into its 15th consecutive month in September, despite easing from August's drop.
Vehicle manufacturers sold 2.27 million units, down 5.2 percent from the same period of last year, according to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. The decline was less than in August when sales dropped by 6.9 percent from a previous year to 1.96 million units.
Among these numbers, Chinese auto firms sold 1.93 million passenger vehicles in September, down 6.3 percent from a year ago. In August, the tally was 1.65 million units.
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