Otomotifnet.com – Sales of new cars in August 2022 showed positive results.
According to data from the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (GAIKINDO), new car sales in retail or from dealers to consumers reached 91,164 units during August 2022.
This means that sales have increased by 16.8 percent when compared to the achievement in August 2021 which only recorded 75,820 units.
Meanwhile wholesales or sales from factories to dealers recorded 96,956 units, an increase of around 14 percent compared to the same period last year of 83,319 units.
Secretary General of GAIKINDO, Kukuh Kumara said that the positive results of new car sales in August 2022 were supported by the GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS 2022) automotive exhibition.
Therefore, his party is optimistic that the market for four-wheeled vehicles can continue to grow until the end of the year, so as to achieve the planned target.
“Hopefully the target can be achieved, it still hasn’t changed, namely 900 thousand units for car sales this year,” said Kukuh recently.
In total, from January to August 2022, new car sales in the country recorded 637,040 retail units and 658,232 wholesale units.
These results have increased, because the same period in 2021 only received 527,697 retail sales and 543,424 wholesales units.
The title of the best-selling car brand is still held by PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), which managed to sell 29,996 units retail in August 2022.