Photo of the XT5 luxury SUV courtesy of GM.

Photo of the XT5 luxury SUV courtesy of GM.

General Motors and its joint ventures in China delivered 352,346 vehicles in March, a 2% increase from the previous year, which was led by sales from the automaker’s Cadillac and Chevrolet brands.

Cadillac sales increased 46%, year-over-year, to 18,007 units, according to GM. Sales of the XT5 luxury SUV rose 36% to more than 6,100 units, and demand for the XTS and CT6 sedans grew.

Chevrolet deliveries increased 35% to 47,017 on the strength of the Cavalier, which was up 85% on the month to roughly 19,000 units. Also, sales for the Malibu family increased 33% to 9,600 units

Meanwhile, Buick sales rose 4% to 92,007, which was led by the GL8 multipurpose vehicle.

GM’s first-quarter sales in China increased 8% to 986,052, reflecting strong growth in the first two months.

In 2017, the automaker delivered 4.04 million vehicles in China, which was up 4.4% from 2016.