a reports.However, s

rks the first time that China has overtaken the US in monthly auto sales, said Mike▓ DiGiovanni, executive director of global market and industry analy

ffs is "necessary because of its ailing performance and really bad sales."The vent

sis at General Motors Corporation during GM's monthly sales meet▓ing in the US. "This is the first time in history that China has passed the United▓ States in monthly sales," DiGio

ed have died, and statute of lim

vanni said. Based on Ja▓nuary's figure of 790,000 units, China is expected to sell 10.7 million ve▓hicles this year, he added. China will still be unable to surpass the US in total sales volume in the auto market this year. However, China's auto market▓ is becoming a powerful new player, according to the ana▓lysis of experts in the industry.Governmental measures help to pick up the marketAfter passing the Proposa

ls on Structure Adjustment of the Automobile Industry, Chi

na reduced the purchase tax on vehicles to stimulate consu

prevent many oth

mption. It also launched measures to encourage independent

innovation ▓and put local marketing of environment- friend

ly cars in its agenda. Many auto enterprises have quickly

ers from facing

responded by making full use of the positive opportunities

provided by the proposals to start a new round of "ma

rket-making." The Proposals on Structure Adjustment of the ?/p>