SHANGHAI — Car sales began recovery in the first two months of 1999, with deliveries of 36,660 of Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd.'s Santana cars, up 21.6% from a year-ago. The Sino-German joint venture expects to sell a record 250,000 Santana sedans this year, 15,000 more than in 1998. Meanwhile, 3,443 customers have already placed orders for Shanghai General Motors Co. Ltd.'s new Buicks. Analysts attribute the brisk sales to car loan policies introduced in recent months. Also, a ...
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