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ANALYSIS - Toyota under pressure in ASEAN region

31 May 2018 | Staff reporter

Toyota’s dominance of the ASEAN vehicle market has come under significant pressure this year despite brands such as Chevrolet and Ford having significantly downsized their product ranges and activities in the region in the last few years.


ANALYSIS - GM Korea’s future in the balance

21 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

GM Korea (GMK) faces two crucial months of talks with the South Korean government, creditors including state-owned Korea Development Bank and major shareholders, as management look to rebuild the company’s bombed-out balance sheet and meet upcoming obligations including debt repayment schedules.


ASEAN vehicle sales up over 4% in 2017 - ANALYSIS

30 Jan 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in southeast Asia’s six largest markets increased by 4.4% to an estimated 3,385,552 units in 2017, from 3,242,880 units in 2016, according to data collected exclusively for just-auto by AsiaMotorBusiness.com.


ASEAN vehicle sales up 2% in Q3

7 Nov 2017 | Staff reporter

Our regular report on macro developments in the vehicle markets of southeast Asia shows that growth slowed in Q3. However, cumulative regional sales are still up almost 6% on last yea


ASEAN vehicle sales rise 8% in H1

28 Jul 2017 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in South-east Asia’s six largest markets increased by 4.8% to 781,800 units in the second quarter of 2017, from 746,304 units in the same period of the previous year, according to data collected exclusively for just-auto by AsiaMotorBusiness.com.


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Indonesia sales fall 11% in June

20 Jul 2018 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Indonesia fell by 11.4% to 58,837 units in June from 66,389 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Indonesia sales rise 7% in May

20 Jun 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia increased by 7.1% to 100,498 units in May from 93,769 units in the same month of last year, according to data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Nissan withdraws Infiniti brand from Indonesia

1 Jun 2018 | Staff reporter

Nissan has withdrawn its Infiniti luxury brand from the Indonesian market, according to local reports.


Mitsubishi Indonesia begins Xpander exports to Philippines

25 May 2018 | Staff reporter

Mitsubishi Motors began exporting the Mitsubishi Xpander compact MPV from Indonesia to the Philippines this month after its successful launch at the Manila International Auto Show in April.


Indonesia sales rise 14% in April

22 May 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia drifted lower in April, with deliveries to dealers declining by just under 14.1% to 102,256 units from 89,590 units in the same month of last year, according to data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


MMC starts new MPV exports from Indonesia

25 Apr 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi Motors in Indonesia has announced the export launch of its Xpander small MPV from its manufacturing plant at Bekasi, Indonesia.


Thai vehicle sales rise 12% in March

25 Apr 2018 | Staff reporter

Thailand’s new vehicle market continued to expand strongly in March, with sales rising by 12.1% to 95,082 units from 84,801 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


Indonesia sales slightly lower in March

20 Apr 2018 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Indonesia drifted lower in March, with deliveries to dealers declining by just under 1% to 101,674 units from 102,335 units in the same month of last year, according to data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Indonesia sales fall 1% in February

23 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia declined by just under 1% to 94,260 units in February from 95,160 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


PSA and NAZA plan ASEAN assembly plant in Malaysia

26 Feb 2018 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Group and Malaysia's Naza Corporation Holdings announced the signing of a share sale agreement and a joint venture agreement, officially establishing shared operation of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah, as the first manufacturing hub in ASEAN for the French group.



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