Perodua to surge forward in 2022 with RM1.326 billion investment

After two difficult years with disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and then the global semiconductor shortage which started last year, Perodua is looking towards a stronger recovery in 2022. The Malaysian carmaker delivered 190,291 vehicles in 2021 – 13.6% lower than the volume reported in 2020 – but has set a target of 247,800 […]

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2021 new vehicles sales passed 500,000 mark but still 4% down from year before

Although 2021 was the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the auto industry had been hoping to recover from the impact of the lockdown in 2020, the total number of new vehicles sold was actually lower. Where the Total Industry Volume (TIV) in 2020 was 529,514 units, the TIV for 2021 was 4% lower […]

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Lamborghini set all-time sales record with 8,405 vehicles delivered worldwide in 2021

In 2011, Lamborghini sold 1,602 supercars (there was no Urus then), not a record result but the numbers were still impressive considering the financial situation in many parts of the world that year. Ten years later, in 2021, the company delivered 8,405 vehicles worldwide, the highest number ever in the history of the company. In […]

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In 2021, Rolls-Royce delivered the most cars in its 117-year history

5,586 cars in a whole year might not sound like a particularly big number but for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, it’s a number that has never been recorded in the company’s 117-year history. While being at the topmost segment of the market does mean that the number of customers is significantly smaller, it also shows that […]

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Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia reports 91% increase in sales for 2021

Growing popularity for the Mitsubishi Triton and XPANDER saw the total sales volume of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) increasing in 2021. The company today announced that 17,489 vehicles from January to December 2021, a 91% increase compared to the same period in 2020. With 7,397 units delivered nationwide, the XPANDER MPV had its best sales […]

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Toyota overtook General Motors in 2021 to be No.1 carmaker in the USA

General Motors (GM) was the market leader in the US market since 1931 but last year, its place was taken not by Ford, Chrysler or even Tesla but by a foreign brand – Toyota. The Japanese carmaker reported sales of 2.332 million vehicles in 2021, beating the 2.218 million units that GM announced the same […]

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Third year of growth in Proton sales in spite of challenging conditions

Although it is estimated that the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new vehicles sold in Malaysia last year dropped by at least 4.6% to just over 505,000 units of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, Proton’s sales for the year rose by 4.5% over its 2020 volume. With December contributing 14,147 units, the Malaysia carmaker ended […]

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Perodua ends 2021 with 190,291 vehicles sold, with Myvi continuing as bestselling model in the country

In 2020, although the COVID-19 pandemic started, Perodua was able to sell 220,154 vehicles. However, in 2021, apart from the disruption of a long suspension of business, the supply issues for semiconductors and more recently, severe floods in many states, saw the carmaker’s sales volume for the year falling by 13.6%to 190,291 units. The drop […]

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7.5% drop in new vehicle sales for November as one month remains to hit 500,000 units for 2022

The Total Industry Volume (TIV) for November was 58,742 units, a drop of 7.5% from October and 4% less than what was recorded in November 2020. This decrease was attributed to reduced supplies of certain models due to the global shortage of microchips (as well as some parts), and some members of the Malaysian Automotive […]

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Cumulative sales over 11 months for Toyota and Lexus 26% higher than in 2020

Toyota and Lexus sales in Malaysia mirrored the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of November, which is expected to be less than the October TIV. However, demand for the two brands distributed by UMW Toyota Motor remains strong and the difference was only 14 units compared to the total volume for October when the total number […]

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