The Korea Herald


Hyundai takes 2nd spot in China

By 최희석

Published : Jan. 2, 2011 - 17:45

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Hyundai Motor Group announced Sunday that the combined sales of Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. in China came in at 1.1 million units last year, up 28.2 percent compared to 2009.

With the increase, the group took 9 percent of the Chinese market and became the second-largest automotive group operating in China, the company said.

Hyundai was fourth with about 700,000 units sold in China while Kia came in at 13th place with 330,000 units.

In addition, the two carmakers’ sales in the U.S. also came in at a record high last year with 830,000 vehicles sold in the market.