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Holden maintains title as Victoria's most commonly stolen vehicle

Holden was Victoria's most commonly stolen vehicle make in 2014, according to the latest data released today from Victoria Police and the Crime Statistics Agency...

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Growth brands of 2015 so far
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Growth brands of 2015 so far

New vehicle sales in Australia have returned to a positive position this year, with registrations over the first two months of the year growing by 2 per cent over a flat 2014. But some brands are punching well above this figure, recording double-digit growth levels that must surely be putting a smile on their collective dials...


New Car Sales Figures February 2015
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New Car Sales Figures February 2015

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of February 2015...


New Car Sales Figures January 2015
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New Car Sales Figures January 2015

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of January 2015...


Worst-selling cars of 2014
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Worst-selling cars of 2014

The first week of every year sends public relations departments of automotive companies into overdrive issuing releases bragging about their sales performances in the previous 12 months. This week was no different, with myriad brands boasting record numbers and massive gains in 2014. (You can read our comprehensive 2014 sales wrap here...


New Car Sales Figures 2014 Total
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New Car Sales Figures 2014 Total

The following data are new car sales figures in Australia for the entirety of 2014...


New Car Sales Figures December 2014
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New Car Sales Figures December 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of December 2014...


New Car Sales Figures November 2014
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New Car Sales Figures November 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of November 2014...


Ford Ranger outsells company's collective passenger line-up in October
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Ford Ranger outsells company's collective passenger line-up in October

The Ford Ranger ute line-up last month outsold the blue oval brand’s entire passenger car range — encompassing the Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo and Falcon — combined.  According to monthly VFACTS figures released today, Ford sold 2405 Rangers, comprising 1940 4x4 versions (up 29.2 per cent) and 465 4x2s (actually down 11...


New Car Sales Figures October 2014
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New Car Sales Figures October 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of October 2014...


Car sales October 2014: winners and losers
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Car sales October 2014: winners and losers

The Toyota Corolla may have delivered the Mazda 3 the knock-out punch that sees it retain its title of Australia’s favourite car for the second consecutive year. The Corolla headed into the final quarter of the year with a lead of just 23 units over the top-selling car of 2011 and 2012, but a strong October, in which it outsold the Mazda 3 by 891 cars (3819 vs 2928), has given it a 914-unit advantage with just two months of 2014 to come...


Car sales September 2014: winners and losers
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Car sales September 2014: winners and losers

The Australian new vehicle market has posted its first positive result of the year, with September sales up 2.5 per cent compared with the same month in 2013. Sales were up in all states expect Tasmania (-5.5 per cent) and Western Australia (-2.7 per cent) last month, with the Northern Territory (+6.1 per cent) and New South Wales (+5...


New Car Sales Figures September 2014
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New Car Sales Figures September 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of September 2014...


The Australian new vehicle market is a massive melting pot
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The Australian new vehicle market is a massive melting pot

New vehicle sales have fallen moderately in 2014 after two record years in a row, but perhaps even more interesting is the slowly changing face of exactly where these cars are made.   Here are the basics. There have been just shy of 740,000 cars and trucks registered in Australia to date in 2014, made in about 30 countries across every continent except Antarctica (lazy penguins)...


New Car Sales Figures August 2014
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New Car Sales Figures August 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of August 2014. You can read CarAdvice's analysis of the winners and losers for August 2014 here...


New Car Sales Figures July 2014
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New Car Sales Figures July 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of July 2014. You can read CarAdvice's analysis of the winners and losers for July 2014 here...


New Car Sales Figures June 2014
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New Car Sales Figures June 2014

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of June 2014. You can read CarAdvice's analysis of the winners and losers for June 2014 here...


Car sales June 2014: winners and losers
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Car sales June 2014: winners and losers

New vehicle sales in Australia continued their marginal decline in June — the biggest month on the automotive calendar — with a total market contraction of 0.4 per cent over the record-breaking figure achieved in same month last year.  VFACTS data released today showed that 118,309 cars, SUVs, light commercials, trucks and buses were registered last month across the same number of selling days (24) as June 2013...


Mitsubishi Triton leads 4x4 ute sales bounce-back in June
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Mitsubishi Triton leads 4x4 ute sales bounce-back in June

Off-road ute sales look to have picked up in June after a slow start to the year, led by the rampaging Mitsubishi Triton that ousted traditional market leader, the Toyota HiLux, from top spot on the podium.  Preliminary figures obtained by CarAdvice indicate that Mitsubishi sold a tick over 3700 units of the 4x4 Triton last month with the help of strong cashback deals, edging out the usually dominant 4x4 HiLux that looks to have achieved around 3150 sales to finish runner-up...


2014 JD Power Initial Quality Study: Porsche pips Jaguar and Lexus for top spot
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2014 JD Power Initial Quality Study: Porsche pips Jaguar and Lexus for top spot

Porsche has claimed top honours in the JD Power and Associates Initial Quality Study for the second consecutive year. Finishing ahead of iconic British marque Jaguar and premium Japanese brand Lexus, the German car maker secured its title by registering fewer quality issues than in 2013...