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VFACTS: August 2019 new car sales detailed
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4th Sep 2019
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VFACTS: August 2019 new car sales detailed

Australians purchased on average 358 fewer new cars every selling day throughout the August just gone, compared to the same month in 2018. VFACTS data compiled by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) and released today showed August 2019 was the 17th successive month where sales fell relative to the corresponding month in the previous year.
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Mike Costello
VFACTS: New vehicle sales for July 2019
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5th Aug 2019
8 min read

VFACTS: New vehicle sales for July 2019

Sales of new vehicles in Australia fell for the 16th successive month in July, relative to the same month in the preceding year. Self-reported VFACTS figures provided by the industry’s peak body, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), showed 83,184 sales, down 2.8 per cent.
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Lexus Australia: Strong sales driven by hybrid demand
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25th Jun 2019
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Lexus Australia: Strong sales driven by hybrid demand

Lexus has defied the downwards trend in the luxury market throughout 2019, and it's crediting its range of hybrid vehicles for the results. Toyota's luxury arm was up 5.9 per cent in May and has exactly matched 2018 sales year-to-date. That's in stark contrast with BMW (down 3.8 per cent year-to-date), Audi (down 29 per cent), and Mercedes-Benz cars (down 14 per cent).
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Scott Collie
VFACTS: April 2019 new car sales figures
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3rd May 2019
4 min read

VFACTS: April 2019 new car sales figures

Another month, another sales dip. Australia’s new vehicle market declined in April by 8.9%, making it 13 successive months where sales were lower than the equivalent month, in the preceding year. VFACTS data submitted by car makers recorded 75,550 sales, down from 82,930 in April of 2018. The April 2019 tally is the lowest April sales result since 2011, when 74,214 new cars were sold.
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Mike Costello
Premium new car sales tumbling, here's the data
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11th Mar 2019
3 min read

Premium new car sales tumbling, here's the data

It’s no secret the Australian new vehicle market is struggling, after enduring 11 successive months of negative growth compared to the corresponding month in the preceding year. With factors like a weak housing market pinned with much of the blame, it should be no surprise luxury car brands are battling more than the more popular brands at the cheaper end of the market.
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Mike Costello
VFACTS: February 2019 new vehicle sales
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5th Mar 2019
3 min read

VFACTS: February 2019 new vehicle sales

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Mike Costello
News
5th Mar 2019
3 min read

VFACTS: February 2019 new vehicle sales

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