Perodua car sales is still going strong with 15,000 units of car on May alone and a total of 78,700 units since the beginning of the year.Read the full news from Bernama below.
PERODUA SOLD 15,000 UNITS OF VIVA, MYVI AND ALZA ON MAY
KUALA LUMPUR, — Perodua maintained its market leadership in May with sales of 15,000 cars and an estimated market share of 29.6 per cent on the back of continued strong demand for vehicles.
“The 15,000 units sold were 13.6 per cent higher than the 13,200 units achieved in May 2009,” its Managing Director Aminar Rashid Salleh said in a statement Monday.
Year-to-date, Perodua sold 78,700 cars, which was 5.64 per cent higher than the 74,500 units forecast for the five months this year.
This was also a 23.16 per cent jump over the 63,900 units sold during January-May 2009.
Perodua is forecasting to sell 176,000 units of cars this year against 166,700 units sold last year.
“We are very encouraged by our sales numbers and we believe the run-up to the second-half will be better in view of the anticipated demand during Hari Raya Aidil Fitril and Deepavali,” Aminar said.
He added car sales in Malaysia traditionally picked up in the third-quarter of the year.
Reviewing Perodua’s after-sales performance, Aminar said in May 137,000 service intake were recorded compared with the forecast of 130,000 intake.
For the first five months of this year, total intake amounted to 681,000 or 46 per cent of market share compared with 666,000 intake achieved during January-May 2009.