July vehicle sales increase 14.3% to 48,553 units in Malaysia [ Malaysia ]
Malaysia's vehicle sales increased to 48,553 units in July 2017 from 42,483 units in the same month in 2016.
Sales volume in July 2017 was higher by 14 per cent or 6,070 units compared with the corresponding month in 2016.
For passenger vehicles, sales in July 2017 rose to 43,524 units compared with 37,661 units while commercial vehicle sales improved to 5,029 units from 4,822.
The total industry volume for year-to-date was 4.7 per cent higher compared with the corresponding period 2016.
Sales volume for August 2017 is expected to be slightly better than July due to the on-going promotional campaign by car companies and fulfillment of back orders as the 'e-daftar' system was expected to return to normalcy.