Japanese Carmakers’ Chinese Sales Tumble in October

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
November 5, 2021 Updated: November 5, 2021

BEIJING—Japanese automakers Honda Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co., and Toyota Motor Corp.’s sales in China tumbled again in October as a microchip shortage hit vehicle production in the world’s biggest car market.

Honda said it sold 148,377 vehicles in China last month, down 18 percent from a year earlier, while Nissan said it sold 113,876 cars, down 22 percent.

Toyota said it sold 142,000 cars in China last month, down 19 percent.

Reuters