KUALA LUMPUR: Car gross sales jumped 153% in September from August because of the full month of restored enterprise operations nationwide following the relief of motion restrictions, the business physique mentioned.
The Malaysian Automotive Affiliation (MAA) mentioned on Monday whole business quantity (TIV) for September rose to 44,275 from 17,500 items in August.
Nevertheless, the September TIV was decrease in contrast with 57,758 a 12 months in the past.
Yr-to-date, TIV gross sales quantity for September 2021 was at 318,874 items in contrast with 344,019 items within the earlier corresponding interval 12 months.
MAA mentioned scarcity of pc chips had affected gross sales of sure makes which confronted some cancellation of orders resulting from low shoppers’ sentiment.
As for the outlook of October, MAA expects gross sales will probably be higher than September as enterprise operations have been restored nationwide.
It additionally identified corporations have been ramping up manufacturing and deliveries of autos.