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The three most popular were the Volvo V70, Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Passat.
Their numbers show that sales of used cars up to five years old increased by five percent in the first half of 2017.
File Photo of a Volvo V70 and VW Passat.
The organization also revealed Sweden’s top ten used cars in terms of sales during 2017, and it seems the Swedes are a somewhat predictable bunch on that front.
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FILE PHOTO – The logo of Audi is pictured at the Auto China 2016 auto show in Beijing, April 25, 2016.
Thousands of Chinese consumers went online to mock the advert, saying it was sexist and demeaning to women.
Audi, owned by Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), has seen sales stall in China this year, despite a slight bounce back in June.
On Tencent Holdings’ (0700.HK) popular chat app WeChat nearly half a million people mentioned “Audi second hand car” on Tuesday.
The video touched a nerve amongst Chinese consumers, with many online saying it objectified women.
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Audi apologises for sexist ad comparing used cars with brides, Marketing & Ad News, ET Brand Equity
Audi is a member of the Volkswagen group and its brand is operated in China — the world’s biggest car market — by VW’s joint venture with its Chinese partner FAW Group.
“The lack of consideration … caused the public to view the advertisement as disrespectful to women.
ISIS exams mouths and teeth like that when they are trading sex slaves,” wrote one user.
The advert generated thousands of comments and nearly a million “reads” on China’s Twitter-like Weibo service.
Another called the commercial “extremely obnoxious”.
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