Auto sales extends growth

By Quang Tue   May 14, 2022 | 06:18 pm PT
Auto sales extends growth
Cars produced at a factory in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam. Photo by VnExpress/Minh Tuan
Vietnam’s auto sales reached 42,359 units in April, with most major brands posting double-digit to triple-digit growth, according to the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA).

This figure marked a 40 percent increase from the same period last year and brought four-month sales to 123,931 units, up 33 percent, said VAMA, which does not incorporate data of VinFast and TC Motor (assembler of Hyundai cars).

Most top selling brands posted a double-digit increase in sales compared to March last year.

Truong Hai auto remained the top seller with 14,569 units, up 41.5 percent year-on-year.

It was followed by Toyota with a 55.3 percent growth to 8,694 units.

Honda and Suzuki saw a tripling in their sales, with the former rising by 216 percent to 6,100 units, and the latter by 173 percent to 1,111.

Ford’s sales bucked the trend with a 25 percent drop to 1,933 units.

With data from all brands included, the sedan Honda City was the top selling model in Vietnam last month at 3,013 units. It was followed by the sedan Toyota Vios and the SUV Toyota Corolla Cross.

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