In January 2009, the total sales for vehicles was at 38,017 while for 2010, the numbers rose to 50,622. MAA added that a 6.2% increase too was recorded from December 2009 to January 2010. A statement released by the MAA wrote "Of the total units sold, 45,973 units were passenger vehicles and 4,649 commercial vehicles. The sales volume, however, was expected to be lower in February due to seasonal shorter working month due to the Chinese New Year holidays and company closures. 51,296 units were produced in January, comprising 46,172 units of passenger vehicles and 5,124 commercial vehicles. In January 2009, a total of 37,427 units were produced.”