Articles about Car Sales

How did your favorite brand do?
Despite the challenges posed by 2021, like global chip shortages and supply issues and empty toilet-roll aisles (hey, it matters), Audi delivered just 0.7% fewer cars last year than in 2020.Indeed, the carmaker reported a whopping 57.5% increase
We don’t know about you, but we’d like to see this here
A lot of automotive brands were able to bounce back in the past year. Korean carmaker Kia, for example, saw significant growth in sales in 2021.According to the company's latest report, it was able to sell 2,777,056 units
The Japanese carmaker has overtaken GM
Move over, General Motors. There's a new top-selling car brand in town.For the first time ever, Toyota has overtaken GM to become the best-selling badge in the US market. With roughly 2.3 million cars moved in 2021,
At this rate, the industry is set to surpass last year’s total vehicle sales
At the end of Q3, the numbers indicated that there was a chance that total vehicle sales this year would surpass that of last year. Now, it appears that's really about to be the case.According to the latest joint report
So far, the carmaker has moved a total of 4,258 units this year
The year 2021 is proving to be a good one for many carmakers in our market, and that includes MG Philippines. Its official distributor, The Covenant Car Company (TCCCI), recently shared that with 725 vehicles sold in September alone, MG's year-
At this rate, the industry could surpass last year’s total sales
After reflecting significant growth halfway through the year, the Philippine automotive industry continued its recovery in the third quarter of 2021.According to data from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) and the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (
Will this keep up?
September was a pretty successful month for Hyundai Asia Resources Philippines (HARI). The South Korean carmaker's official local distributor saw a nearly 40% growth in vehicle sales compared to the month prior.To be specific, HARI ended September 2021 with 830
The association just recorded a 19% month-on-month dip
It seems the local automotive industry took a significant hit last month. According to the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID), sales in August dipped further by 19% after seeing a 2% decline in July.There were only 3,919 units
But the target growth for 2021 is still achievable
We went into August knowing that the reimposition of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) could rapidly undo all the small, sometimes faltering steps we've taken toward recovery. Well, now we know how much the lockdown has curtailed the local automotive industry's
Compared with the same period last year
If you purchased a Mazda crossover sometime from January to June this year, you're in good company: Mazda Philippines has reported that its crossover lineup accounted for 60% of its total sales in the first half of 2021, helping drive a
A slight setback in the industry’s recovery
July sales numbers from the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID) are in, and while the report shows a slight decline for both year-on-year and month-on-month performance, total sales so far in 2021 are a big improvement
As COVID-19 cases surge, carmakers have to weather a dip in sales
A mix of good and not-so-good news from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) this month: While the carmakers' group and the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA) registered a 4.7% sales increase in July 2021 compared with
Something to look forward to?
GAC Motor Philippines wants the local market to know it has some big plans ahead.During an online media roundtable held earlier today, the Chinese car brand revealed that it will be releasing a handful of new cars in the near future-
Keep on climbing
Don't let these sales numbers fool you-the country has a long way to go before we can move on from the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a sign, though, that the local auto industry is slowly but surely on the
That’s a pretty big jump
Geely Philippines appears to be doing quite well for itself this year. The Chinese car brand has just declared a total of 2,426 units sold for the first half of 2021-a whopping 342% growth compared to the same period last
It’s almost final
The local auto industry's car import safeguard saga appears to be coming to a close.According to a recent report by the Manila Bulletin, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has already signed an order halting the imposition
MPVs remain one of the country’s hottest segments
The Mitsubishi Xpander continues to show that Filipinos remain head-over-heels in love with seven-seater MPVs.Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has revealed its sales numbers for June 2021, and the Xpander leads its entire lineup in units sold with 794-
A massive jump compared to the same period in 2020
Ford Philippines is off to an impressive recovery from last year's COVID-19 sales slump, and it has the Ranger and Territory to thank for its first-half success in 2021.The American car manufacturer has revealed that it managed to
Its best-selling vehicle might come as a surprise
Suzuki Philippines (SPH) now finds itself among the top three car manufacturers in the country following a strong showing in the first half of 2021.A total of 9,987 Suzuki units were sold in the first half of the year, placing
Did you buy a car recently?
A few days ago, the latest Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines (CAMPI) sales numbers came in showing a 23.6% month-on-month growth for member brands in the month of May 2021. Now, Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (
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