Car Sales Increase


People are back to buying new cars.

The new vehicle market for August was up more than 7% compared to July, and 17% over the same month last year.

Commercial sales of 1717 were 11% ahead of July and 60% ahead of the same month last year.

So far this year , sales of new passenger cars are 14% ahead of 2009, commercial vehicle sales 16% up.  Motorcycle sales are down by 22%.

The used car market, strong in July, was down 5% in August.

Toyota Corolla took back the top spot in terms of individual model sales with 224 units. Suzuki Swift was in second place on 208 units. Mazda’s Mazda6 this time took out third spot with 177units, heading off Ford Falcon on 163 units in fourth with Mazda3 taking fifth spot with 159 units.





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