In August, the motorcycles witnessed decline both monthly and yearly, continuing to fall. This month, the production and sales reached 1,224,000 and 1,227,000 units, down 5.4% and 5.8% than that of last month. Comparing with last August, the production and sales were down 10.4% and 11.1%. To be specific, the production and sales of two-wheeled reached 1,100,000 and 1,099,000 units, down 9.2% and 10.3% year on year. The production and sales of three-wheeled were 124,000 units and 128,000 units, down 19.9% and 17.3% year on year.
¡¡¡¡For the first eight months, the accumulated production and sales of motorcycles reached 10,532,000 and 10,552,000 units respectively, both down 6.6% from the previous year. The decrease rates enlarged comparing with the first seven months.