Malaysia - Automotive Production volume, 2022



Flash report, Automotive Production volume, 2022

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Flash report, Aug 2022

Sep 21, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales and production jump in August

On September 19, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 66,614 units in August increases 271.7% over the same month in 2021, which were affected by a nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 286.2% to 59,769 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 179.6% to 6,845 units.
New car sales for the first eight months of 2022 increased 62.9% from the same period in 2021 to 447,209 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for August increased 396.9% over the previous year to 69,378 units.
New car production for the first eight months of 2022 increased 70.3% from the same period in 2021 to 439,372 units.
Sales in September 2022 are expected to be maintained at the same level as August 2022 due to shortage of chips and components will continue to affect some makes.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type Aug.
2022
Aug.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Aug.
2022
Jan.-Aug.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 59,769 15,475 286.2% 397,100 244,623 62.3%
Commercial Vehicles 6,845 2,448 179.6% 50,109 29,977 67.2%
Total 66,614 17,923 271.7% 447,209 274,600 62.9%
Production
Passenger Cars 64,282 12,897 398.4% 406,406 239,065 70.0%
Commercial Vehicles 5,096 1,064 378.9% 32,966 18,959 73.9%
Total 69,378 13,961 396.9% 439,372 258,024 70.3%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)



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Flash report, July 2022

Aug 22, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales and production jump in July
On August 18, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 48,922 units in July increases 552.4% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 715.9% to 43,594 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 147.1% to 5,328 units. In July 2021, vehicle sales were significantly decreased due to the EMCO to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
New car sales for the first seven months of 2022 increased 48.3% from the same period in 2021 to 380,595 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for July increased 1,776.1% over the previous year to 52,061 units.
New car production for the first seven months of 2022 increased 51.6% from the same period in 2021 to 369,994 units.
Sales in August 2022 are expected to be maintained at the same level as July 2022.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type Jul.
2022
Jul.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul.
2022
Jan.-Jul.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 43,594 5,343 715.9% 337,331 229,148 47.2%
Commercial Vehicles 5,328 2,156 147.1% 43,264 27,529 57.2%
Total 48,922 7,499 552.4% 380,595 256,677 48.3%
Production
Passenger Cars 48,002 2,396 1903.4% 342,124 226,168 51.3%
Commercial Vehicles 4,059 379 971.0% 27,870 17,895 55.7%
Total 52,061 2,775 1776.1% 369,994 244,063 51.6%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)



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Flash report, June 2022

Jul 22, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales and production jump in June
On July 20, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 63,366 units in June increases 3,190.0% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 2,999.6% to 57,063 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 7,315.3% to 6,303 units. In June 2021, vehicle sales were significantly decreased due to the EMCO to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
New car sales for the first six months of 2022 increased 33.0% from the same period in 2021 to 331,386 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for June increased 21,597.5% over the previous year to 59,885 units.
New car production for the first six months of 2022 increased 31.8% from the same period in 2021 to 317,933 units.
Impetus from sales tax exemption incentive (which ended on 30 June 2022) helped to spur sales. Sales in July 2022 are expected to be maintained at June-2022 level due to fulfilment of bookings made during the sales tax exemption period and shortage of chips and components will continue to affect some makes.
MAA revised TIV 2022 forecasts from 600,000 to 630,000 units of which 567,000 units for PVs and 63,000 units for CVs.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles

Type Jun.
2022
Jun.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun.
2022
Jan.-Jun.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 57,063 1,841 2999.6% 293,540 223,805 31.2%
Commercial Vehicles 6,303 85 7315.3% 37,846 25,373 49.2%
Total 63,366 1,926 3190.0% 331,386 249,178 33.0%
Production
Passenger Cars 55,843 246 22600.4% 294,122 223,772 31.4%
Commercial Vehicles 4,042 30 13373.3% 23,811 17,516 35.9%
Total 59,885 276 21597.5% 317,933 241,288 31.8%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)




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Flash report, May 2022

Jun 22, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales increases 5.1%, production increases 15.6% in May
On June 20, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 49,603 units in May increases 5.1% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 2.8% to 43,710 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 25.6% to 5,893 units.
New car sales for the first five months of 2022 increased 7.4% from the same period in 2021 to 265,656 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for May increased 15.6% over the previous year to 49,154 units.
New car production for the first five months of 2022 increased 7.1% from the same period in 2021 to 258,048 units.
Sales in June 2022 are expected to be better than in May 2022 due to impetus from sales tax exemption incentive for consumers to buy passenger vehicles (which is due to expire by the end of June 2022) and aggressive push for sales by car companies, though the shortage of chips and components and the supply chain disruptions will continue to affect some makes.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type May
2022
May
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-May
2022
Jan.-May
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 43,710 42,515 2.8% 234,115 221,964 5.5%
Commercial Vehicles 5,893 4,692 25.6% 31,541 25,286 24.7%
Total 49,603 47,207 5.1% 265,656 247,250 7.4%
Production
Passenger Cars 45,518 40,159 13.3% 238,279 223,512 6.6%
Commercial Vehicles 3,636 2,363 53.9% 19,769 17,486 13.1%
Total 49,154 42,522 15.6% 258,048 240,998 7.1%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) and various media reports


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Flash report, April 2022

May 23, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

Malaysian new car sales decreases 3.6%, production increases 6.5% in April
On March 20, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 56,213 units in April decreased 3.6% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were down 6.0% to 49,815 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 19.9% to 6,398 units.
New car sales for the first four months of 2022 increased 8.0% from the same period in 2021 to 215,965 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for April increased 6.5% over the previous year to 54,734 units.
New car production for the first four months of 2022 increased 5.2% from the same period in 2021 to 208,894 units.
Sales in May 2022 is expected to be maintained at April 2022 level due to short working month due to festive holidays as well as shortage of chips and components and also shipment delay will continue to affect some companies.


Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type Apr.
2022
Apr.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr.
2022
Jan.-Apr.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 49,815 52,992 -6.0% 190,405 179,449 6.1%
Commercial Vehicles 6,398 5,337 19.9% 25,560 20,594 24.1%
Total 56,213 58,329 -3.6% 215,965 200,043 8.0%
Production
Passenger Cars 50,724 47,764 6.2% 192,761 183,353 5.1%
Commercial Vehicles 4,010 3,626 10.6% 16,133 15,123 6.7%
Total 54,734 51,390 6.5% 208,894 198,476 5.2%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)


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Flash report, March 2022

Apr 28, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales increase 12.8%, production decreases 3.7% in March
On April 22, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 73,222 units in March increased 12.8% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 12.7% to 65,902 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 13.7% to 7,320 units.
New car sales for the first three months of 2022 increased 7.8% from the same period in 2021 to 159,752 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for March decreased 3.7% over the previous year to 59,908 units.
New car production for the first three months of 2022 increased 4.8% from the same period in 2021 to 154,160 units.
MAA assumed that sales volume in April 2022 is expected to be lower than March 2022 due to shortage of chips and components as well as shipments delay may affect some companies.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type Mar.
2022
Mar.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar.
2022
Jan.-Mar.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 65,902 58,498 12.7% 140,590 126,469 11.2%
Commercial Vehicles 7,320 6,440 13.7% 19,162 21,686 -11.6%
Total 73,222 64,938 12.8% 159,752 148,155 7.8%
Production
Passenger Cars 55,137 58,102 -5.1% 142,037 135,589 4.8%
Commercial Vehicles 4,771 4,119 15.8% 12,123 11,497 5.4%
Total 59,908 62,221 -3.7% 154,160 147,086 4.8%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)



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Flash report, February 2022

Mar 23, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

Malaysian new car sales increase 0.6%, production increases 13.5% in February
On March 17, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 43,722 units in February increased 0.6% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 0.7% to 38,823 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 0.1% to 4,899 units.
New car sales for the first two months of 2022 increased 9.7% from the same period in 2021 to 84,303 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for February increased 13.5% over the previous year to 51,291 units.
New car production for the first two months of 2022 increased 11.1% from the same period in 2021 to 94,252 units.
MAA assumed that sales volume in March 2022 is expected to be higher than February 2022 due to push for higher sales by companies having their financial year ending on 31 March 2021 and longer working month.


Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles
Type Feb.
2022
Feb.
2021
Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb.
2022
Jan.-Feb.
2021
Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 38,823 38,554 0.7% 72,491 67,971 6.6%
Commercial Vehicles 4,899 4,894 0.1% 11,812 8,869 33.2%
Total 43,722 43,448 0.6% 84,303 76,840 9.7%
Production
Passenger Cars 47,445 41,301 14.9% 86,900 77,487 12.1%
Commercial Vehicles 3,846 3,898 -1.3% 7,352 7,378 -0.4%
Total 51,291 45,199 13.5% 94,252 84,865 11.1%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)



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Flash report, January 2022

Feb 25, 2022

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.


Malaysian new car sales increase 21.5%, production increases 8.3% in January
On December 17, Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that new car sales of 40,581 units in January increased 21.5% over the same month in 2021.
PVs (passenger vehicles) sales were up 14.5% to 33,668 units. CVs (commercial vehicles) sales were up 73.9% to 6,913 units.
The number of Malaysian car production for January increased 8.3% over the previous year to 42,961 units.
MAA forecasts that sales in February 2022 is expected to be maintained at January 2022 level due to short working month and supply chain disruptions because of recent floods and on-going chips shortages.

Malaysia - Sales and Production of new Vehicles

Type Jan. 2022 Jan. 2021 Y-o-Y
Sales
Passenger Cars 33,668 29,417 14.5%
Commercial Vehicles 6,913 3,975 73.9%
Total 40,581 33,392 21.5%
Production
Passenger Cars 39,455 36,186 9.0%
Commercial Vehicles 3,506 3,480 0.7%
Total 42,961 39,666 8.3%
Source: Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)



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