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Chinese Light Commercial Vehicle sales are down 2% year-on-year in April to 434,103 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 1,791,301 units, down 5% on 2011. The Wuling Sunshine stays dominant with 46,328 sales but is down 22% year-on-year this month and at -24% year-to-date to 194,909 units. For comparison, Ford sold 191,280 F-Series in the US over the first 4 months of 2012 while VW sold 159,773 Golfs in the whole of Europe.
Two other models from Wuling shine this month and are the only ones in year-on-year positive territory in the Top 5: the Rongguang/Xingwang is back to #2 with 35,981 sales, up 16% on April 2011 and the new Hongguang is up one spot to a best-ever 4th place at 25,255 units and 94,700 year-to-date.
Previous month: China LCV March 2012: Wuling Hongguang confirms Top 5 spot
Full April 2012 Top 5 Ranking Table below.