Chinese MPV market sees slower sales
By Jorvan From:
In the first half of this year, MPV
sales rose 12.9%, slower than that of sedan and SUV, and this is
the lowest MPV sales growth rate over the last five years,
according to official statistics.
However, auto industry experts said
this was a normal slow-down after an explosive growth of China's
MPV market. Auto giants, such as Chrysler, Benz, PSA and Toyota
announced their plan to introduce their competitive MPV models.
Chrysler 2005 Voyager
China-made MPV Grand Voyager will be
launched in August this year. With a total sales volume of
10,000,000 units world wide, the Grand Voager has prevailed in
the global market for 20 years. It accounts for 60% of the
imported MPV that China imported from other countries.
Meanwhile, the Dodge Caravan will be
launched in September this year, according to the Chrysler