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US pick-up sales continue to grow
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4th Mar 2021
1 min read

US pick-up sales continue to grow

Sales of full-size US pick-ups continue to increase in Australia and show few signs of stopping, official figures reveal. According to national sales data released this week by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), Ram shifted 305 examples of its 1500 pick-up family in February 2021 – comprising 196 Express models, 100 Laramies and 9 Warlocks – while General Motors Specialty Vehicles sold 77 units of the similarly-sized Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
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Alex Misoyannis
VFACTS February 2021: New-car sales recovery continues despite stock shortages
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3rd Mar 2021
4 min read

VFACTS February 2021: New-car sales recovery continues despite stock shortages

Australian new-car sales have surged for the fourth month in a row, despite ongoing stock shortages due to production delays caused by the coronavirus crisis. Official figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries show 83,977 new motor vehicles were reported as sold during February 2021, an increase of 5.1 per cent compared to the same month last year (79,940).
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William Davis
Chinese car sales set new Australian record, overtake Germany and USA for the first time
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3rd Feb 2021
1 min read

Chinese car sales set new Australian record, overtake Germany and USA for the first time

Australian sales of cars from China have overtaken those from Germany and the USA for the first time in our automotive history – following an astronomical 156 per cent sales surge in January 2021. While China was the sixth biggest source of new motor vehicles last year – after a staggering 70 per cent increase compared with 2019 – China now ranks in fourth place behind Japan, Thailand and South Korea.
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Joshua Dowling