Perodua sold 61,624 cars in Q1 2022, up 6.4% despite challenges – 247,800 overall sales target maintained

In spite of persistent issues this kind of as the influence of Covid-19 and provide chain difficulties, Perodua posted gross sales advancement in the initial quarter of 2022 with 61,624 motor vehicles registered, up 6.4% from the 57,909 motor vehicles marketed from January to March 2021.

Perodua president and CEO Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad reported that when the effects of the pandemic and ingredient source concerns are still current, the company has been capable to get the job done with its suppliers and dealers to minimize the impression. “Our concentration is now to expedite the autos shipping to our buyers before the gross sales tax exemption deadline ends on June 30,” he explained.

The industry leader registered 26,759 motor vehicles in March 2022, a 9.5% increase from the 24,433 units marketed in the same month final 12 months. In contrast with February, sales jumped 53.2% from 17,421 models. Past month’s figures are not considerably away from P2’s regular file of 27,858 units, recorded in Oct 2021.

“Moving ahead, we foresee the second quarter of 2022 to be the highlight for the automotive sector as brand names will produce as several vehicles as they can inside that three-month period of time,” Zainal claimed.

“While semiconductor chip source and Covid-19 would nonetheless impact manufacturing, we count on that creation and registration will go on to improve. We do not foresee other aspects these as the conflict among Russia and Ukraine to have a significant influence on Perodua’s production going forward,” the P2 main additional, declaring that the Myvi-maker’s 247,800 profits goal for 2022 will be taken care of.

If they manage to hit that, it will be a large 30.2% bounce from the 190,291 models shipped final calendar year. The next-generation D27A Alza MPV will be a booster.