Volvo Car Corp.’s China sales spiked 53 percent to 14,845 in September, extending a rebound that began in June.
The latest sales volume was composed of 13,788 gasoline vehicles, 832 plug-in hybrids and 225 full electric vehicles, according to data the Swedish brand released this week.
In the first nine months, Volvo delivered 117,744 vehicles in China, a drop of 11 percent from a year earlier.
The tally consists of 109,493 gasoline vehicles, 6,306 plug-in hybrids and 1,945 EVs.
Globally, sales at Volvo rose 4.5 percent to 49,536 last month, with year-to-date volume slipping 19 percent to 428,987.
Other global automakers haven’t disclosed sales for September because of China's National Day holiday, which runs from October 1 to October 7.