TABLE-Honda November China vehicle sales up 8.7 pct


SHANGHAI, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Honda Motor's China vehicle sales in November rose 8.7 percent from a year earlier to 45,090 units, outperforming a 10.28 percent fall in the overall car market.

NOV sales pct change

(on year)

Total 45,090 8.7

Guangzhou Honda 32,740 10.0

Dongfeng Honda 12,350 5.6

YEAR TO DATE 421,060 18.0

Guangzhou Honda 277,885 12.1

Dongfeng Honda 143,175 31.7

Honda, which competes with Toyota Motor and other major global auto makers in the world's second-largest auto market, aims to sell 490,000 vehicles here this year, up from 435,000 in 2007.

Guangzhou Honda is Honda's manufacturing joint venture with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co, which is the parent of Hong Kong-listed Denway Motors .

Dongfeng Honda is a tie-up with Dongfeng Motor , China's third-largest automaker. (Reporting by Fang Yan in Shanghai; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)



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