Accordingly, 18 VAMA members sold 6,004 vehicles this month, 1,541 units less than the previous month and 3,554 units less than a year earlier.
Sales of Complete Knock Down (CKD) vehicles saw a sharp decline of 24 percent against March, with 5,504 CKD units, while those of Completely Built Unit vehicles was down 23 percent to 1,478 units.
In January, VAMA set a record low of selling only 4,274 vehicles, the lowest level over the past three years. It then rose gradually to 6,116 units in the following month.
VAMA’s four-month sales reached 24,102 vehicles, tumbling 36 percent from the same period last year with sales in the personal car (PC) segment down 41.7 percent, Multi-purpose Vehicle (MPV), Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) and cross-overs were down 48 percent, and truck, pick-up and van down 29 percent.