China's SAIC says September auto sales up 4.6 pct yr-on-yr

BEIJING, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Top Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp said on Thursday its September auto sales climbed 4.6 percent from a year earlier to 393,986 vehicles.

That pace was slower than 9.2 percent year-on-year growth achieved in August. It has sold 3.31 million vehicles so far this year, up 11 percent from the same period a year earlier.

SAIC operates car ventures with General Motors Co and Volkswagen AG .

(Reporting by Shanghai newsroom; Writing by Fang Yan; Editing by Matt Driskill)

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