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Malaysia August 2017: Volkswagen more than doubles sales

Volkswagen sales are up 113% year-on-year in Malaysia in August. 

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The Malaysian new car market is down 1.2% year-on-year in August to 51.709 registrations yet the year-to-date tally remains in positive at +3.8% to 384.730 units. Although declining by a harsh 12%, Perodua continues to reign supreme over the Malaysian charts with 36% share vs. 35.7% year-to-date, almost double the #2 Honda up 18% to 18.8%. Proton, which has been struggling in the past, rallies back up 45% to 12.5% share in third place, still one full percentage point below its YTD level of 13.5%. Toyota (-13%), Nissan (-19%), Isuzu (-10%) and Mazda (-22%) all struggle whereas BMW (+14%), Mercedes (+24%) and most strikingly Volkswagen (+113%) shine. Further down, notice also Volvo (+26%), Audi (+103%) and Peugeot (+119%) posting very solid gains.

Previous month: Malaysia July 2017: Perodua and Proton beat market back up 14%

One year ago: Malaysia August 2016: Bezza lifts Perodua up 28% in market down 2%

Full August 2017 Top 45 All-brands ranking table below.

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