Indonesian Vehicles Sales reported a two-digits drop in March, as a result of social distancing measures imposed in large part of the country, to slow down the Covid-19 spread. Indeed, in March the market lost 14.2% with 72.748 sales, ending the Q1 at 222.921 (-0.9%).
Malaysian Vehicles Market in March has collapsed, as a result of the “Movement Control Order” implementation, corresponding to a partial lockdown starting from March 18. Indeed, sales dropped down 61% in March with 20.965 units sold, ending the first quarter at 104.215 (-25.6%).
Singapore Car market in March was partially hit by the Coronavirus, as temporary measures were taken by the Government through March. Indeed, sales fell 23.9% in Marc at 7.132, ending the Q1 at 19.703 (-22.8%), while a stronger loss is likely to be registered in April.
Vietnamese vehicles market started at an awful pace in January, while bouncing back up in February. However, year-to-date figures in February are down 22.7% at 31.929 units. The market dominator Toyota contains the losses thanks to an outstanding performance in February (+103.6%).
Asean best selling cars in 2019 was again the Toyota Hilux, widening the gap from the main follower, the Isuzu D-Max, which fell 9.2%. The Mitsubishi Xpander and the Toyota Rush landed respectively in 3rd and 6th place, while the best 10 brand was the Toyota Agya, soaring 142.2%.