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Commercial vehicle sales report for April 2018

Note: Due to the merger of Chrysler and Fiat Group, which with effect from May 1 trade as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa, the April 2018 sales data for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles SA will be available only around the middle of May – and thus do not form part of this report. For the time being, Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA) will only report aggregated sales data. The MBSA commercial vehicle market split volumes are estimates based on historical trends and forecasting techniques.

Light Commercial Vehicles < 3 501 kg Total: 10 580
Ford Motor Company 2 456
GWM 103
Hyundai Automotive SA 224
Isuzu Motors South Africa 1 071
JMC 26
Kia South Africa 103
Mahindra 200
Mazda South Africa 106
Mitsubishi 28
Mercedes-Benz SA – estimate 11
Nissan 1 797
Peugeot Citroën South Africa 4
Renault 1
Suzuki Auto 3
Tata 22
Toyota 3 987
Volkswagen SA 438
Medium Commercial Vehicles 3 501 – 8 500 kg Total: 493
Ford Motor Company 16
Hyundai Automotive SA 19
Isuzu Motors South Africa 146
Iveco 37
JMC 10
Mercedes-Benz SA – estimate 110
Peugeot Citroën South Africa 5
Powerstar 6
Tata 24
Toyota 109
VECV South Africa 7
Volkswagen SA 4
Heavy Commercial Vehicles 8 501 – 16 500 kg Total: 333
FAW 53
Isuzu Motors South Africa 66
Iveco 7
Powerstar 9
Mercedes-Benz SA – estimate 29
Tata 31
Toyota 85
Volvo Group Southern Africa 53
Extra-Heavy Commercial Vehicles > 16 500 kg Total: 956
Babcock DAF 16
FAW 45
Isuzu Motors South Africa 27
Iveco 31
MAN 142
Mercedes-Benz SA – estimate 164
Powerstar 42
Scania 163
Tata 8
Toyota 22
Volvo Group Southern Africa 296
Buses > 8 500 kg Total: 56
Iveco 2
MAN 25
Mercedes-Benz SA – estimate 13
Scania 8
Volvo Group Southern Africa 8
*Source: National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of

South Africa (Naamsa).

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