Financial Mail : 2020-07-09

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How vehicle sales have been affected by the lockdown During the first three months of SA’S Covid-19 lockdown, vehicle sales plummeted 18,796 vehicles were exported in June, a drop from over 30,000 a year ago ↓ ↓ ↓ 108,933 April May June vehicles were shipped to foreign destinatio­ns during the first six months of the year. This is a drop of 40.3% from 2019 68% y/y 30.7% y/y 98.4% y/y 1,803 heavy trucks and buses Sellers & buyers SA’S top sellers in June 611 medium-sized trucks 4.63% 3.67% government corporate fleets 0.38% Toyota vehicle rental firms 8,442 31,867 vehicles were sold in SA in June, up from May’s 12,932 but well short of June 2019’s 45,953 Volkswagen 4,448 19,264 91.3% 10,189 Hyundai passenger vehicles dealership­s light commercial bakkies and minibuses 2,457 x Source: National Associatio­n of Automobile Manufactur­ers of SA . 10 financialm­ail.co.za July 9 - July 15, 2020

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