10 million vehicles recalled in China
Sixty-eight automakers issued 152 recalls that combined involve 10.4 million cars in China in the past 10 months, said the country’s top quality watchdog at a press conference on Nov 30. Of them, 45 recalls involving 8.2 million cars, accounting for 78.8 percent of the total, were prompted by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, according to spokesperson Li Jing. More than 1 million of the 10 million cars recalled were imported, including those from Volkswagen, Hyundai, Porsche, Toyota, Honda, Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Subaru. the most luxury cars in the US again in November, virtually guaranteeing that it will take the full-year title from BMW.
Sales of the Mercedes GLC SUV more than tripled, while C-Class car deliveries held steady, giving the brand a 1.1 percent year-onyear increase for the month to 30,363 units. Toyota said Lexus slipped 1 percent to 29,050, and BMW reported an 18 percent drop to 26,189 units.
With one month to go, Mercedes leads Lexus by more than 18,000 units and BMW by about 28,000. A Mercedes victory for the year would recapture the crown BMW claimed in 2015 and 2014. The two German automakers have held the top spot in US luxury sales since 2011, when BMW ended Lexus’s 11-year reign.