In September, China motorcycle market picked up on monthly basis. This month, the production and sales reached 1,467,000 and 1,492,000 units, up 7.4% and 8.1% than that of last month. Comparing with last September, the production and sales were up 1.8% and 1.6%. To be specific, the production and sales of two-wheeled reached 1,297,000 and 1,322,000 units, up 3.2% and 2.6% year on year. The production and sales of three-wheeled were 169,000 units and 170,000 units, down 8.2% and 5.5% year on year.
For the first nine months, the accumulated production and sales of motorcycles reached 12,747,000 and 12,803,000 units respectively, up 3.7% and 4.1% from the previous year. The growth rates slightly slowed comparing with the first eight months.