Category: Sales & Total Industry Volume (TIV)

Toyota ranks highest in J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index study

In the latest J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index (Mass Market) study, SUV buyers proved to be more satisfatied than compact car buyers. With a sales satisfaction points of 806 against 794 points on a 1,000-point scale, that’s 16 points jump from last year. This year, 20% of new vehicle buyers purchase SUVs for a 14 percent jump from five years ago. Across this five-year growth trajectory for SUVs, the proportion of compact car and MPV/van buyers have both dropped (each by 5 percentage points). Even though the average transaction price of SUVs in 2019 is 2.6 times higher than... Read More

Malaysia’s SPV 2030: what does it mean for the Automotive industry and you?

The Malaysian Government has just announced the SPV 2030 last weekend. SPV 2030 stands for Shared Prosperity Vision, which simply means to rejuvenate economic growth in times of uncertainty. This vision is in line with Tun Mahathir’s objectives to turn the country into a developed country by next year; it was first envisioned in the 90s by the current Prime Minister himself. The SPV 2030 comprises of three main development goals: restructuring the economy towards a progressive; knowledge-based and inclusive community; addressing inequalities; and building a stronger country. We won’t go in-depth into the policies as this vision is... Read More

PROTON EXCEEDS 2018 TOTAL SALES VOLUME

2019 has been a great year so far for Proton in their sales volume, as Proton manage to exceed total sales of 2018 in just 3 quarters of 2019. For 2019, 70,330 units (domestic + export) was registered so up till today, compared to 64,744 for the whole of 2018. September 2019 see the highest market share percentage for Proton in 66 months with 8,934 units (domestic + export) registered, Proton achieved a growth rate of 97% over the 4,524 units in the same month last year. Proton’s exceptional performance equates to an estimated market share of 20.2%, pointing... Read More

Proton jumps to second place in National Auto Sales tally

It took 40 months for National carmakers Proton to elevate to second overall in the automotive sales tally. Previously, Proton was chasing Honda, the top non-National brand, for the runner-up spot. Meantime, the other National caramkers Perodua still hold the ‘numero uno’ position. Last time Proton held second in overall national automotive sales was sometime in 2015. Since the entry of its Chinese comrades from Geely, Proton has had a resurgence of sort with current range of vehicle models being a hit with the citizens. Last month, Proton hit another record for the month with 8,580 units; this was... Read More

Honda Hybrids push 10k units milestone

Honda Malaysia has a knack for milestones this year, following two major ones. They announced the 100,000th Jazz last month and the 130,000th Civic prior to June. This time around, it’s the 10,000th Honda Hybrid’s turn. A customer bought the 10,000th Honda City Hybrid, which incidentally made it the ten thousandth unit delivered.   A certain Saddam Hassan purchased the City Hybrid from a Honda Dealership, Macinda Auto. Honda took the opportunity to make it a worthy media announcement. As the 10,000th customer, Saddam received a gift of a complete “Protection Package” from Honda. The package comprises full body... Read More

Honda still leads Non-national brands

Honda Malaysia has registered 44,200 cars for the first half of the year. The numbers put them at the top spot of the non-national brands. This was enabled by a strong month of May where sales tallied 10,550 cars. This half-yearly total puts Honda in the firm lead of the Non-National segment and a runner-up spot with a martket share of 15.3% in the overall TIV (Total Industry Volume). Honda models contributing to the sales chart Despite a tough economy, Honda has achieved a couple of major milestones, with deliveries of the 130,000th unit of the Civic and 100,000th... Read More

Proton continues sales spike despite slow month

National Carmakers Proton has announced its highest market share since July 2015 in a latest press statement.  Sales in June hit 7,615 units, which denotes second highest for Proton this year, overall. This translates to a market share of 18.1% share in a month. The (TIV) total industry volume  has reduced by 30.8% for the month, equivalent to 42,090 units. The mid-year blues is always prevalent this time of the year, in this country. This season, the SST effect and post festive period were the main culprits for the sales drop across all brands. Despite the downturn this year,... Read More

Get your favorite Volkswagen with low interest rate & 1k petrol card

As with every festive occasion, Malaysian car companies take the opportunity to appease to car buyers with extraordinary promos and best deals for a limited period. This time around, an upcoming festive occasion brings out the best from Volkswagen Malaysia. Volkswagen Malaysia has announced sales and after-sales promos just for the festive period. Now, selected Vollkswagen models still enjoy the 1.88% interest rate, introduced for some time now, and an RM1,000 petrol card. Recommended VW model with the low interest rate is the Passat,, while the RM 1,000 petrol card is valid for all models booked and registered by... Read More

Ford Malaysia kicks off festive season promo

Ford Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto ConneXion) has announced its festive sales promotion in conjunction with an upcoming Malaysian festive occasion. The promo is applicable for the all-time best selling model in the country, the Ford Ranger.   From 1 May to 30 June 2019, customers can own a Ford Ranger with low monthly repayments from as low as RM463/month with savings up to RM11,000. On top of that, low interest rate as low as 0% per annum will also be offered, based on monthly repayments of RM463 is based on a loan amount of RM50,000 for a 9-year loan... Read More

Ford Ranger continues surge in sales in the first quarter

As the main product in Ford Malaysia’s line-up,, the Ranger pick-up continues to spike in the sales charts in the first quarter of the year. Ford Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto Connexion) reported that the Ranger gets 20.1 percent surge in the pick-up segment, reflecting 4.8 percent up from the same period last year. With the addition of the Ford Ranger Raptor, the Ranger line-up now consists of four variants including the XL, XLT and Wildtrak. In all, there are nine Ranger variants to suit a diverse portfolio. The Ranger Raptor is offerd in a 2.0l engine, 4X4 high rider... Read More

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