As beforehand reported, the Malaysian Automotive Affiliation (MAA) is constant to launch the month-to-month knowledge for gross sales breakdown by model, however is barely doing so on a three-month foundation when quarterly results are introduced. With Q3 outcomes having been revealed, so too has the month-to-month stats for July, August and September 2020, launched collectively.
Having coated each July and August, we get to the ultimate month of the quarter. September noticed a complete of 56,444 units being delivered, which was 3,644 models or 6.9% greater than the 52,800 models managed in August.
This uptick was put right down to automobile firms persevering with aggressive promotion campaigns and rising CKD car manufacturing in response to the sturdy demand from shoppers, who proceed to be spurred on by the vehicle sales tax exemption in place till December 31.
Market chief Perodua had a stellar month – its 25,035 units accomplished in September made it one of the best ever in month-to-month gross sales for the model in its 26-year historical past. The overall was a 10.8% improve from the 22,604 models it offered in August, and by method issues are going, it seems set to realize its revised sales target of 210,000 units for the 12 months.
Second-placed Proton continued to cement its place with 11,875 models, a 4.4% enchancment over the 11,378 models it managed in August. In the meantime, Honda’s 5,875 models (+3.8%) for the month meant it offered greater than Toyota, which did 5,520 models (-2.9%), however the model stays fourth general, behind Toyota.
Most manufacturers loved a superb September, amongst them Volkswagen (+30.4%), Hyundai (+35.1%) and Subaru (+305.9%), and for premium manufacturers, each Lexus (+21.4%) and Porsche (+73.5%) had a constructive month, with solely Volvo (-21.7%) seeing its gross sales numbers drop.
There was no new month-to-month figures from Mercedes-Benz for some time now, and with the reveal of Q3 outcomes it’s now evident that the corporate has stopped reporting its numbers. Earlier, BMW – along with MINI – mentioned it had switched to a reporting on a quarterly foundation, and whereas it continues to say it’s doing so, it seems prefer it too has stopped reporting numbers, as a result of Q3 has come and there’s no replace to the tally.