Vehicle sales in South-East Asia reached a new high in the first half of 2005, with volumes in the five largest markets combined rising by 19.3% to surpass the one million-unit mark for the first time. All five markets performed positively, despite falling economic growth across the region. Indonesia led the way up with a 30.6% leap in volumes compared with the first half of 2004 - to 295,122 units. But there is some caution on the outlook for the second-half of the year. Tony Pugliese reports.