In August, the sales and production of motorcycles kept to grow. This month, the production and sales reached 1,372,000 and 1,362,000 units, both up 4% than that of last month, and down 11.7% and 11.3% year on year. The decline rate was 3.5% and 3.1% than that of last year compare to last month. To be specific, the production and sales of two-wheeled reached 1,209,000 and 1,197,000 units, down 12.4% and 12% year on year. The production and sales of three-wheeled were 163,000 and 165,000 units, both down 6.4% year on year.
For the first eight months, the accumulated production and sales of motorcycles reached 10,851,000 and 10,827,000 units respectively, down 14.3% and 14.5% from the previous year. The decrease rates slightly reduced comparing with the first seven months.