44% growth in car sales in the first eight months of 2021
“Chevrolet” leads the sales of owners, and “Nissan” is the second, with a market share of 10%
Car sales during the first eight months of this year scored about 186.3 thousand cars, with a growth rate of 43.9% compared to sales of the corresponding period of the previous year, which witnessed the sale of 129.4 thousand cars.
The report issued by the AMIC Information Council, of which the Stock Exchange obtained a copy, revealed that the passenger car sector achieved sales of 137,2 thousand cars, compared to 90.6 thousand cars last year, on an annual basis, at a rate of 52%.
Bus sales decreased to 15.6 thousand buses, compared to 16.7 thousand buses during 2020, a decrease of 6.5%.
The truck sector sales witnessed 33.4 thousand trucks, compared to 22.1 thousand trucks in the comparable period last year, with a growth rate of 51%.
“Chevrolet” topped the list of the best-selling brands during the first 8 months of the year, after it acquired a market share of 18.5% and sold about 34.5 thousand cars during that period.
Nissan ranked second with a market share of 10.1% with total sales of 18.7 thousand cars, followed by Toyota in third place with a share of 9.2% with a total of 17.2 thousand cars.
Hyundai came in fourth place after grabbing a market share of 9.1%, selling about 17,000 cars, then MG in fifth place with a share of 8.9% with about 16.6 thousand cars.
Suzuki ranked sixth in the list of best-selling brands during the first eight months of the year, with a market share of 6.4% and total sales of 11.8 thousand cars.
The “Kia” brand ranked seventh, with a market share of 5.7%, recording about 10.7 thousand cars, followed by “Fiat” in the eighth place with sales of 9.5 thousand cars, with a market share of 5.1%.
Chery Ghabbour came in the ninth place with sales of 9.1 thousand cars, and a market share of 4.9%, followed by “Peugeot” in the tenth place with sales of 7.3 thousand cars and a market share of 3.9%.
BYD ranked eleventh, selling 4.5 thousand cars, with a market share of 2.4 percent, while Citroen ranked twelfth in the list of the best-selling brands in the automotive sector, registering about 3.9 thousand cars, with a market share of 2.1 percent.
AMIC monitored the sale of about 24.5 thousand cars last August, compared to 20.7 thousand cars in the corresponding month of 2020, with a growth rate of more than 17%.
The Automotive Market Information Council report showed a growth of 14.9% in the private car sector during August 2021, while the growth of truck sales reached 32%, and the growth of bus sales by 19.6%.
The Chevrolet brand topped the best-selling list for the second month in a row last August, after capturing a market share of 19% of the total market share.
“Nissan” ranked second with a market share of 11%, followed by “MG” with a share of 10%, and “Suzuki” came in fourth place after grabbing an 8% market share, then “Toyota” in fifth place with a share of 8%.
Chery Ghabbour is ranked sixth with a 6% market share, Fiat ranks seventh with 6% market share, Hyundai ranks eighth with 5% market share, Kia ranks ninth with 5% market share, Peugeot in Tenth place with a market share of 3%.
The article “Amic”: reveals the best-selling cars in the first eight months of this year 2021, which was written in Al Borsa newspaper.