Honda Motor's car sales in China last month rose 34.2% to 61,911 units and 42.1% in the first quarter to 164,401 units, the company said.

GM sales through three joint ventures rose 67.9% to 230,048 last month and 71.4% in the quarter to 623,546, Reuters reported.

Toyota sales were up 33% to 61,000 last month and 39% for the quarter to 179,000.

Ford quarterly sales rose 84% to 153,362.