The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa [NAAMSA] said that the new vehicle sales declining trend continued into June, 2019 although lower passenger car sales had been offset by growth in some of the commercial vehicle segments.

Reflecting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of June 2019 confirmed that aggregate domestic sales at 45 939 units showed a
decline of 724 units or 1,6% from the 46 663 vehicles sold in June last year.

Following a surprising decline in May 2019, export sales returned to register strong growth of 3 819 vehicles, or a gain of 14,3%, compared to the 26 785 vehicles exported in June last year. Vehicle exports for the year to date are now 29 459 vehicles or 19,3% higher than the corresponding period last year.

Download the full NAAMSA press release below as well as the June 2019 Industry New Vehicle Sales.