Ford said its sales in China rose 9% year on year in November.

The year to date tally was 990,356, the automaker added, without providing a comparison with the same period in 2014.

The Changan Ford Automobile (CAF) passenger car joint venture boosted sales 22% last month to 84,546 while year to date sales rose 3% to 739,465.

Mondeo sales were up 13% to 12,431.

The commercial vehicle JV, Jiangling Motors Corporation (JMC), saw sales fall 20% to 20,608 vehicles in November while YTD volume was off 5% to 226,968.

Ford launched a flagship Taurus sedan at the recent Guangzhou motor show, noting it had delivered on a promise it would launch 15 vehicle models in China by 2015. The C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid electric and the Mondeo hybrid are on the 2016 launch list.