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SOURCE: Hyundai Motor Company
In an industry record September that saw 94,627 new vehicles registered nationally, Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) finished in fourth position overall with 7,815 sales, an increase of +4.1% over the same month in 2011, to secure a total market share of 8.3% and a best-ever September sales month result since the brand launched in Australia in 1986.
(PRWEB) October 05, 2012
In passenger car sales, Hyundai ranked third for the month with 6,213 vehicles sold and a market share of 12.6%, an increase of +13.2% from 5,484 vehicles sold in the same period last year.
September saw Veloster leading the Sports segment for an eighth consecutive month since launch, while the ix35 was placed first in the Small SUV category. Both New Generation i30 and iLoad placed second in their respective categories, while iMax finished third in the People Movers segment.
“Once again Veloster led the prestigious Sports car segment, and we are delighted to see ix35 achieve a first place in the very competitive Small SUV category. ” said Damien Meredith, Director of Sales, Hyundai Motor Company Australia. “In all, this is a great result for Hyundai as we enter the final sales quarter for the year.”
In the U.S., Hyundai Motor America (HMA) announced an all-time September sales record of 60,025 cars sold achieving a +15% increase, and a 25th consecutive year-on-year monthly sales increase.
Hyundai Motor Company recorded a September 2012 global sales result of 371,743 units compared to 359,447 sales, an increase of +3.4% for the same period 2011.
Hyundai’s Australian highlights include:
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