Category: Sales & Total Industry Volume (TIV)

Car companies gearing up for 2020 Festive Promotions

Just when you thought Christmas and New Year festivities are over, another major festive period in coming up in approximately three weeks. .   Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia, Volkswagen Malaysia and Fprd Malaysia (SDAC) have each announced their festive promotions. Mitsubishi Malaysia starts off with a low interest rate announcement of 0.88%, or cash rebates pf up to RM9,000, for selected Triton variants. Only the Triton Adventure X, AT Premium and MT Premium are offered with the low interest rate. This hire purchase program is tied up with Maybank and Public Bank. The duration of this promo begins now until 31... Read More

AD: Usher in prosperity this Chinese New Year with Volkswagen

Planning to drive home with a new car this coming Chinese New Year? Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be enabling you to drive home this new year with a new Volkswagen through their CNY deals. Models and savings on offer are listed below:  Model Savings up to Monthly Polo RM4,000 RM725 Vento Comfortline RM8,000 RM783 Vento Highline RM4,000 RM894 Golf R-Line RM2,000 RM1,750 Tiguan Highline RM2,000 RM1,675 Beetle Sport RM5,000 RM1,505 Note: Savings applicable to all model variants. Monthly calculation based on 9-year loan tenure with 10% down payment and based on 2.5% interest rate. Subject to terms... Read More

Proton Manage to Sell 100,821 units of Car in 2019

Proton is ending the year 2019 strongly with another significant milestone. In the month of December, Proton manage to clock the highest sales for the whole of 2019, with the growth of 112% over the corresponding month in 2018 closing at 11,117 units. This is equivalent to a 20.5% share of Total-Industry-Volume (TIV) in December and also the first time the Company has sold more than 11,000 cars in a month since July 2014.  With the strong monthly sales throughout the year 2019, Proton manage to sell 100,821 units (domestic + export), the first time it has crossed the... Read More

Honda HR-V Sales Still Going Strong

From January till November 2019, the Honda HR-V has sold more than 14,800 units and have continues to maintain its No. 1 position in the segment. The compact SUV has captures a total of 79% market share to continue its dominance in its segment. The Honda HR-V has been the compact SUV of choice since its launch back in 2015. It has been consistently holding on its No.1 spot in its segment for four consecutive years with an average market share of 76% and total sales of more than 87,000 units as of November 2019. With its positive sales... Read More

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


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


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