Archive for the ‘VFACTS reports’ Category

New vehicle sales report – December 2009

According to official VFACTS figures released earlier today new vehicle sales in Australia for 2009 reached 937,328, an overall drop of 7.4% compared to 2008. November’s cracking results showed the motor industry was well on the way to financial recovery and  December followed suit registering 88,708 sales. Which sets a new record for the month. […]

New vehicle sales report – November 2009

Big news in the car game last month with numbers increasing by a massive 20% on sales registered in November 2008. Following a more moderate sales boost in October, the FCAI is shouting from the roof tops that the worst of doom and gloom is over, “This is an extraordinary result that provides further evidence […]

New vehicle sales report – September 2009

A further sign that things automotive and economic are beginning to look brighter is today’s news from VFACTS that 78,131 vehicles were sold last month. That’s an increase of 4,844 sales compared to the August results. However, so we don’t forget where we are coming from the 2009 figures for September are down by almost […]

New vehicle sales report – August 2009

Word on the street is that private buyers are starting to buy more cars. Sales data from VFACTS reports 73,287 vehicles drove out the door in August, a drop of 5.2% (4,036 vehicles) from the same month last year. August sales are also down 2,046 vehicles on July 2009. Despite the comparative fall, sales in […]

New vehicle sales report – July 2009

The latest information from VFACTS tells us that business sales are continuing to prevent sales from falling too far. While June was a bumper month, July sales returned to a more usual figure for 2009, with 75,333 vehicles rolling off showrooms around the country. That’s a drop of 10.3% on July sales in 2008. Unsurprisingly, […]

New vehicle sales report – June 2009

Despite much economic doom and gloom, June 2009 was the third highest selling month for new car sales in Australia’s history. A total of 102,847 vehicles were sold. Around 45% of those sales were to business customers, proving beyond any doubt that the Government’s tax incentives fulfilled their role. FCAI Chief Executive Andrew McKellar stated, […]

New vehicle sales report – May 2009

Official VFACTS data tells us that 75,439 new vehicles were sold in May. That’s around 13,000 cars (14.9 per cent) down on May 2008 figures. If we delve a bit deeper we can see that the drop in sales to business buyers is around half the overall figure at 7.2 per cent. The Federal Chamber […]