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Supply shortage curtails Australia sales

Supply shortage curtails Australia sales

Vehicle sales in Australia dropped fifteen.three% 12 months on 12 months last month with 80,639 new motor vehicles marketed in November 2021.

“Demand throughout the sector continues to be sturdy with the drop in sales reflecting nicely recognised global supply chain troubles,” FCAI chief executive Tony Weber claimed.

“This involves constraints about microprocessor supplies as nicely as the ongoing influence of the pandemic limiting factories.”

“Car makers are competing with numerous other sectors, this sort of as white items companies, for microprocessors throughout the world. Some new motor vehicles marketed in the Australian market place can have to have up to three,000 of these pieces so this shortage is definitely staying felt by the business.”

“Challenges apart, we are fewer than 29,000 motor vehicles away from 1m new automobiles staying put into the arms of Australian motorists in 2021,” Weber claimed.

Toyota was market place leader in November recording fifteen,239 sales. This was followed by Hyundai with six,854 sales. 3rd place went to Ford with six,215 sales. Mitsubishi marketed five,720 motor vehicles and Mazda came in fifth with five,295 motor vehicles marketed.

The Ford Ranger was the highest marketing product with 4,429 marketed. The Toyota Hilux came in next with 4,228 marketed. 3rd went to the Hyundai i30 with 2,254. The Toyota Corolla was the fourth highest marketing product with 2,104 marketed. Fifth place went to the Toyota RAV 4 with one,820 new motor vehicles marketed.