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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New vehicle sales continue rising with 43% increase in October

With more days in September and continued progress towards normalising activities in the business sector, new vehicle sales continued to rise. Although 4.8% lower than October 2020, the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new vehicles registered in the month was 43% higher than September. It’s uncertain how much of the increase was from new orders […]

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New sales and production records set in October by Perodua

20 years ago, Perodua’s average monthly sales were around 7,800 units; 10 years ago, the monthly average rose to 15,000 units and the brand was No.1 in the market with a 30% share in 2011. In October 2021, Perodua delivered 27,858 vehicles throughout Malaysia, setting a new record after the last record of 26,848 vehicles […]

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Third consecutive month of higher sales as market recovers after long shutdown

The Total Industry Volume (TIV) for the month continued to rise for a third consecutive month, September being the first full month of business after the long forced suspension of activities. The TIV increased by 153% compared to August sales, translating to a volume difference of 26,775 units. Of the 44,275 units, 38,315 were passenger […]

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UMW Toyota Motor reports rising Toyota and Lexus sales as market moves towards normalcy

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a big impact not only on people (many of whom lost loved ones) but also on businesses. Apart from reduced business due to restricted movements, forced suspension of activities also made things worse. But now things seem to be heading towards some normalcy and as life gradually returns to normal, […]

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Over 10,000 Proton vehicles delivered in September as market starts to revive

Proton, like other carmakers in Malaysia, has been seeing a steady sales growth since the government allowed businesses to start operating again from the middle of August. While there were only two weeks of operations in August and many sales outlets also had to prepare their premises to meet SOPs, September was a full month […]

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Perodua sales and deliveries accelerating with 102% increase between September and August

After a difficult third quarter, the auto industry is picking up again and market leader Perodua is accelerating forward as sales and deliveries rapidly increase. In the third consecutive month, the total volume has increased by 102% to 14,160 units in September from 6,988 units in August. “The automotive supply chain has shown improvements but […]

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New vehicle sales and production pick up again in August

With business operations in most parts of Malaysia allowed to resume after over 2 months of forced closure, new vehicle sales and production started to rise in August. However, the Total Industry Volume (TIV) recorded was only 17,500 units as showrooms began operating only from the middle of the month. The August TIV was less than […]

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July new vehicle sales higher but nowhere near normal levels

As expected, new vehicle sales in July 2021 were way down, though not as rock-bottom as June when the Total Industry Volume (TIV) was under 2,000 units. As in June, the continued closure of showrooms meant that no sales could be conducted and even if they could, registering the vehicles would not be possible. However, […]

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52% drop in new Honda vehicle sales in Malaysia from May to July year-on-year

Honda Malaysia reports that the ongoing restrictions of the Full  Movement Control Order (FMCO) have impacted its business significantly, with sales of new vehicles falling by 52% during the May to  July 2021 (compared to the same period in 2020). In compliance with government orders, the Company has suspended its business operations. These include closures […]

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