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The Malaysian new car market is up 13% year-on-year in May to 50.600 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 7.4% to 234.186 units. Brand leader Perodua follows the market at +13% to an ultra-dominant 34% share, but it’s below on the podium that the biggest gains are to be seen: Honda surges 62% to 18.1% share and Proton is up 42% to 14.2% whereas Toyota drops 1% to 12%, all manufacturer falling pretty close to their respective YTD levels. Only BMW (+18%) is in positive in the remainder of the Top 10, with Nissan (-15%), Mercedes (-4%), Isuzu (-11%) and Mazda (-25%) all losing ground. Below, let’s single out Subaru (+88%), Volvo (+527%) and Renault (+70%) all posting spectacular gains.
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Full May 2017 Top 45 All-brands below.