China’s sales of heavy trucks hit new high in April

China’s sales of heavy trucks reached an all-time monthly high for the 13th consecutive month in April, industry data showed.

An estimated total of 200,000 heavy trucks were sold last month, up 5 percent year on year, according to auto industry information service provider cvworld.cn.

The figure was 13 percent lower than in March, the website said.In the first four months of this year, heavy truck sales jumped 57 percent year on year to more than 730,000 units.

The annual sales of heavy trucks amounted to around 1.62 million units in 2020, surging 38 percent from 2019, reaching a record high worldwide, according to cvworld.cn.