BEIJING General Motors Co. chairman Dan Akerson said Monday the automaker plans to open 600 dealerships in China this year, and nearly double production capacity despite a slowdown in sales growth.
China is the world’s biggest auto market by vehicles sold but sales growth slowed in the latest quarter because of government credit and investment controls aimed at slowing the Chinese economy.
GM will expand its dealership network from 2,900 last year to 3,500 by the end of this year, Akerson told reporters.
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