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VFACTS: Lowest March sales since 2014
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3rd Apr 2019
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VFACTS: Lowest March sales since 2014

New vehicle sales failed to recover lost ground during March, falling 7.1% over the March 2018 tally, meaning 99,442 units. This data comes from VFACTS, a sales record compiled by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, based on sales figures submitted by each of the market's car brands. While not flawless, it's the best we have.
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Mike Costello
Toyota HiLux outsells entire Holden range
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5th Mar 2019
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Toyota HiLux outsells entire Holden range

Utes filled the top three sales spots in February — Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and the updated Mitsubishi Triton — as our appetite for vehicles that can work and play eclipses a new threshold. While the entire car market hit the brakes last month, down by 9.3 per cent, the top selling utes either held or gained ground. One of the most telling statistics to come from the data is that one model — the HiLux — outsold Holden’s entire range for the month for the first time ever.
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Joshua Dowling
Jaguar Land Rover suffers massive fourth-quarter loss
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8th Feb 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover suffers massive fourth-quarter loss

Jaguar Land Rover has posted a £3.4 billion ($6.2 billion) loss for the fourth quarter of 2018, on the back of low demand for diesel engines and sluggish sales in China. The result is the company's worst quarterly loss, driven in part by a £3.1 billion ($5.7 billion) write-down on the value of its investments.
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Scott Collie
VFACTS: Six brands that managed bumper 2018 sales
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14th Jan 2019
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VFACTS: Six brands that managed bumper 2018 sales

Much of the talk around Australia’s 2018 new vehicle sales results centred around the 3 per cent decline in volume over 2017’s record tally. However, it’s not all doom and gloom out there despite regulations in the financial sector, the ongoing drought, and reduced house prices in major population centres.
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Mike Costello
Ford beats Holden first time in 21 years
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1st Jan 2019
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Ford beats Holden first time in 21 years

Ford fans have a big reason to cheer in the New Year. In 2018 Ford outsold Holden for the first time in 21 years – since 1997 – which was also the last time Ford led the entire new-car market (at the time the end of a three-year winning streak). While both brands are now outside the Top Four – and preliminary figures show Ford sales were down for the second year in a row – the Blue Oval brand turned the tables on its former rival Holden, which posted its eighth year in a row in decline.
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Joshua Dowling
VFACTS: November 2018 new vehicle sales
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5th Dec 2018
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VFACTS: November 2018 new vehicle sales

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Scott Collie
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5th Dec 2018
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VFACTS: November 2018 new vehicle sales

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Scott Collie