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Malaysia April 2014: Perodua teases 30% share milestone again

Perodua MyVi Malaysia April 2014. Picture courtesy of FlickrPerodua Myvi. Picture by Shandys Lee, all rights reserved.

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New car sales in Malaysia are up a very solid 12% year-on-year in April to 58,732 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 218,642 units, up 4% on 2013 which was already a record year. After dropping to 27.7% market share in March, local manufacturer Perodua almost passes the 30% share milestone at 29.9% in April thanks to 17,538 sales. It did so in February at 30.8%. Reversely, the 2nd local carmaker, Proton, is down to 17.2% at 10,091 units vs. 19.6% year-to-date, now threatened for 2nd place by Toyota at 15.6% and 9,169 sales. Honda is stronger and stronger at 11.8% vs. 10.3% year-to-date whereas Nissan gets weaker at 5.9% vs. 7.1%. All other manufacturers only hold 2.2% share or less, and among them let’s salute Mazda up 4 spots on March to #7, Peugeot up 3 to #14 and Audi up 8 to #18.

Previous month: Malaysia March 2014: Toyota close to 17% share

One year ago: Malaysia April 2013: Very healthy market up 19% year-on-year

Full April 2014 Top 45 All-brands Ranking Table below.

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