China's automobile sales and output both hit new highs in November, according to official data released on Tuesday.
Sales rose 14.12 percent in November year on year to 2.04 million units, while production surged 21.17 percent from a year earlier to 2.13 million units, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said in a statement.
Both figures were all-time highs for the industry, showing momentum for continued strong growth, according to the CAAM.
In the first 11 months of 2013, auto sales in China rose 13.53 percent year on year to 19.86 million units, while total output increased 14.34 percent to 19.99 million units.
The combined sales and output from January to November have both topped the total units for the full year of 2012, the statement said.
China remained the world's largest auto market and producer for the fourth consecutive year in 2012, with sales and production at 19.31 million and 19.27 million units, respectively.