Category: Sales & Total Industry Volume (TIV)

Proton’s Sales continues to show strong surge in 2020

Even with the country’s uncertain political landscape, Malaysian car makers Proton continues to push forward its 2020 targets. In a recent release, the National car brand has again informed the media about their sales output in the first two months of the year. More recently, Proton has announced its updated X70, the bread and butter model for the brand. Spearheding the headline for the X70 is the significant price drop and 2020 updates including the new 7-speed dual clutch transmission. The X70 single-handedly spurs sales Proton reported a second consecutive month of sales uptrend, as sales picked up 80... Read More

HONDA CAR PRICE ADJUSTMENT EFFECTIVE 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

Honda Malaysia (or ‘the Company’) today informed that the prices of selected Honda cars sold in Malaysia will increase by about 5%* to 9%*, depending on model and variant, effective 21st February 2020.  The anticipated higher prices of selected Honda cars follows the review to the                        Completely Knock-Down (CKD) customised incentive. This customised incentive is different from the earlier-announced excise valuation regulation which was expected to not affect vehicle prices. Honda Malaysia will fully adhere to the latest requirement.  The price adjustment will be synchronised across all 100 Honda dealers nationwide.  *Only for Peninsular Malaysia, East Malaysia (Sabah &... Read More

Mitsubishi Triton Records an All-Time High Market Share with 22.8% for January 2020

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, begun the year 2020 strong with records of an all-time high market share for the past 10 years, with 22.8% for the month of January 2020. The Mitsubishi Triton was the only brand in the pick-up segment that successfully achieved positive growth and expanded its overall sales with 1.6% increase from April 2019 to January 2020, comparing to the same period last financial year. MMM’s Financial Year calendar is from April 2019 to March 2020. On another positive note, for the month of January 2020, the... Read More

Proton ramps up Next-generation Vehicles plans following 2020 NAP announcement

With the 2020 NAP (National Automotive Policy) in place, National Carmakers Proton have sound off their intentions to make Next-generation vehicles. Although, the meaning of Next-generation vehicles is very vague in context, we figured Proton is ramping up its plans to make hybrids or plug-ins as well as electric vehicles, from 2020 and beyond. Proton is also keen to dispatch these next-generation cars to regional markets by means of exports. The call for development of EEVs (Energy Efficient Vehicles) has been around since 2014. Now, the new NAP strategy presents opportunities for brands (local and foreign) to introduce new... Read More

Renault added a new Fully Digital Car Buying and Subscription Experience through the Renault E-Store.

Renault Malaysia is introducing a new way to help Malaysians to own new cars. The new concept is called the new Renault E-Store that brings a new ways to ‘Buy a Renault’ and ‘Subscribe’ through the Renault Malaysia website. This will be the 1st e-commerce experience in the automotive industry. Customers can not only buy a car through the web, they will be able to test drive the Renault with a three-hour test drive offering via GoCar, customers can now enjoy ultimate convenience and a hassle-free way to buy or subscribe for a Renault through a revolutionary end-to-end digital... Read More

PROTON RECORDS STRONG START TO 2020

At the start of 2020, Proton continues to show strong performance after a strong performance in the year 2019. January sees that Proton manages to register a total of 8,506 new cars, translated to a 20.2% increase compare to the same period last year. This also marks Proton’s most successful January sales in 4 years. The sales also bring the market shares to 19.5%, which is a 4.5% increase from the same period of last year. Despite the short month due to the Chinese New Year holidays, the company performed well within expectations as it continued to hold its... Read More

Volkswagen CNY “Wong”- derful Open House

On the 8th of February 2020, nationwide Volkswagen dealerships will be having an open house to celebrate the prosperous Chinese New Year. The open house will take place on the 8th February, Saturday from 11am till 5pm at authorized Volkswagen dealerships in the country. This year, Volkswagen’s Chinese New Year’s theme focuses on the Chinese character “旺” which translates to “wong”, meaning good luck and prosperity. And “wong” is given in abundance to new and existing owners through great rebates and aftersales offerings, a CNY feast complete with “yee sang” and exciting activities for the whole family. A highlight... Read More

BMW Malaysia totals 11,567 units for 2019

BMW Malaysia has provided an update on vehicle sales for the 2019 fiscal year. The brands under the company BMW, MINI and Motorrad bikes have totaled 11,567 units. All of last year, the company unveiled 32 new car and bike variants, including electric cars. BMW and MINI EVs combined for 3,148 units sold, last year. Since 2015, the company has tallied approximately 17,000 EV units. BMW was again the leading brand with the BMW X Series achieving top numbers at 3,985 units. The X3 was the highest contributing model with a delivery of 1,354 units, followed closely by the... Read More

Mitsubishi Triton Sales Growth in 2019

In the year of 2019, the pickup truck segment experienced a 21% downsize due to a challenging economic situation. In spite of this, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) manage to announce a 2.4% year-on-year increase in the sales of the Mitsubishi Triton pickup truck from January-December 2019 with 5,792 units in comparison with the sales figure of 2018. With the sales growth in 2019, the Mitsubishi Triton further improves its market share by 3.8% to 16.5%. This was contributed by the new Triton that was launch early in 2019 racking in 71.2% of MMM’s overall business. In the 2019 J.D.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz remains the Preferred Premium Luxury brand

2019 was a consistent year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia when it came to sales achievement and key business perspectives. Mercedes-Benz continues to be the lead brand in the premium luxury segment over key rivals.  Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) delivered some 10,020 units in 2019 to make up a 1.8 percent market share. MBM’s competitive edge in the premium segment is most profound in these key business aspects: customer-centric strategy, innovative technology, mobility solutions and the right product mix. Last year saw MBM celebrated its 15th anniversary of its local production plant and 100,000th unit roll out milestone. MBM also began exporting... Read More

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