SUVs Are Only Game in Town for Automakers in China Amid Slowdown

  • SUV sales surge 60% in September, only category to record gain
  • Sedan, minivan deliveries slump as industrywide sales slow

SUV deliveries surged last month in China to become the only passenger-vehicle category to register a sales increase, underscoring how consumer preferences are veering away from traditional lower-riding sedans amid a sharp slowdown.

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