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State of the commercial vehicle market, May 2019

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), reported that sales in the medium and heavy truck segments showed mixed performance, the first-mentioned accounting for 681 units – up 0,3 percent compared with the number sold in May last year – and the latter, 1 458 units, representing a decline of 14,7 percent.

 

 

Light Commercial Vehicles < 3 501 kg

Total: 12 197

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa

17

Ford Motor Company

2 014

GWM

192

Hyundai Automotive SA

285

Isuzu Motors South Africa

1 312

JMC

27

Kia South Africa

113

Mahindra

252

Mazda South Africa

14

Mercedes-Benz SA

96

Mitsubishi

57

Nissan

2 479

Opel

32

Peugeot Citroën

7

Renault

18

Suzuki Auto

62

Toyota

4 781

Volkswagen SA

435

Medium Commercial Vehicles 3 501 – 8 500 kg

Total: 681

FAW

11

Fiat Chrysler

2

Ford Motor Company

4

Hyundai Automotive SA

16

Isuzu Motors South Africa

243

Iveco

37

JMC

14

Mercedes-Benz SA

121

Peugeot Citroën South Africa

2

Tata

28

Toyota Hino

138

VECV (Eicher)

8

Volkswagen SA

57

Heavy Commercial Vehicles 8 501 – 16 500 kg

Total: 408

FAW

61

Isuzu Motors South Africa

101

Iveco

3

MAN Automotive

8

Mercedes-Benz SA

38

Powerstar

11

Tata

36

Toyota Hino

89

UD

59

VECV (Eicher)

1

Volkswagen SA

1

Extra-Heavy Commercial Vehicles > 16 500 kg

Total: 991

Babcock DAF

17

Daewoo

9

FAW

31

Isuzu Motors South Africa

26

Iveco

30

MAN Automotive

130

Mercedes-Benz SA

196

Powerstar

34

Scania

115

Tata

5

Toyota Hino

32

UD

141

VECV (Eicher)

1

Volkswagen SA

5

Volvo Group Southern Africa

219

Buses > 8 500 kg

Total: 59

Isuzu Motors South Africa

2

Iveco

2

MAN Automotive

13

Mercedes-Benz SA

9

Scania

11

Tata

4

Volkswagen SA

12

Volvo Group Southern Africa

6

Note: Mercedes-Benz SA reports only aggregated sales data. The company’s commercial vehicle market split volumes are estimates based on historical trends and forecasting techniques. All figures are supplied by Naamsa.

 

FOCUS on Transport and Logistics is one of the oldest and most respected transport and logistics publications in southern Africa.

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