General Motors Co said on Wednesday it had sold 22.3 percent more vehicles in China in January than a year earlier.

GM, which operates auto ventures with SAIC Motor Corp and FAW Group in China, sold a monthly record of 268,071 vehicles in its largest market last month, it said in a statement.

As of the end of January, GM had a 14.7 percent market share in China.

Its previous monthly record was set in March 2010, when it moved 230,038 vehicles.