Tag: sales

A Nissan model being assembled at the Tan Chong plant in Serendah

18.4% decline in new vehicle sales in February

February normally sees the Total Industry Volume (TIV) dropping due to being a short selling month and this year, it was even shorter as the long Chinese New Year break occurred during the month. As a result, the TIV dropped by 10,089 units (18.4%) to 44,977 units. However, as a […]

How Goodyear performed in 2012

How Goodyear performed in 2012

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has reported full-year result of its business in 2012 which shows annual sales totalled US$21 billion, down 8% from a year earlier. While revenue per tyre was up 8% (excluding the impact of foreign currency translation), unfavourable unit volume and foreign currency translation reduced […]

Chevrolet powered to new sales record in 2012

Chevrolet powered to new sales record in 2012

Chevrolet sold over 4.95 million vehicles in 2012, a global sales record which contributed to 53% of General Motors’ total sales of more than 9.2 million vehicles last year. While the USA was the largest individual market for the brand with total vehicle sales of 1.85 million, more than 60% […]

New domestic sales record in Thailand in 2012

New domestic sales record in Thailand in 2012

New vehicle sales in Thailand hit a new record level in 2012, according to information provided by Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT). The company, which is the market leader in the country, reported that domestic sales of passenger and commercial vehicles totalled 1.436 million units last year, an 81% increase over […]

Toyota is No.1 again

Toyota is No.1 again

Last year was Toyota’s 75th anniversary and fittingly in a milestone year, the company regained its No. 1 position (by sales volume), having delivered 9.748 million vehicles worldwide. It had slipped in 2011 due to the earthquake/tsunami disaster that hit Japan and reduced its output, allowing GM to move to […]

77% increase in Volkswagen sales in Malaysia

77% increase in Volkswagen sales in Malaysia

After years of having its time wasted by Proton in pointless negotiations to forge a partnership, delaying its entry into the market, Volkswagen has certainly been making up for lost time in the past few years. Each year has seen significant increases in the sales volumes and last year, the […]

BMW sales keep growing in Malaysia

BMW sales keep growing in Malaysia

Since being established in 2003 to enable BMW to be directly involved marketing and sales activities, BMW Group Malaysia has rapidly grown to become Malaysia’s fastest growing premium automotive company, consistently recording ever-growing sales volumes.  During 2012, the upward trend continued as the company set another record performance by delivering […]

Perodua is No.1 again

Perodua is No.1 again

“It was never our intention to become No.1 as we respect our ‘big brother’ [Proton] but demand has been great for our products that it happened,” said Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh, MD of Perodua. Indeed, only in the past 7 years did 20-year old Perodua overtake the older national carmaker […]

China’s bestsellers in 2012

China’s bestsellers in 2012

Unlike the situation in Malaysia where the Competition Commission considers it an offence to share detailed new vehicle sales data through the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), the Chinese government does not have such an issue which, in effect, prevents transparency. It allows the China Passenger Car Association to compile and […]

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) had another good year in 2012 with a 9% increase in sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles (including the Fuso brand). 8,085 units were delivered, up from 7,400 units the previous year, with commercial vehicle deliveries alone registering an increase of 12%. “The 2012 performance is […]