UMW Toyota Motor has introduced its full-year gross sales figures for 2021, which sees the corporate chart a complete gross sales determine of 72,394 items achieved for final 12 months.
The 2021 gross sales determine represents a 22% improve over the entire quantity offered in 2020, which was 59,320 items. UMW Toyota closed the 12 months with a December gross sales determine of 9,289 items, or 0.5% higher than the 9,246 items offered in the identical month for 2020. That is additionally a 9% improve over the 8,487 items offered in November final 12 months.
The Vios B-segment sedan continues to be the best-selling mannequin in UMW Toyota’s product line-up for Malaysia, accounting for 31% of its gross sales, whereas the Hilux has held on to its accolade of best-selling pick-up truck in Malaysia since 2005, the corporate stated.
“Regardless of most of 2021 being a relatively difficult 12 months for many sectors, together with the automotive sector, the crew at Toyota confirmed resilience by repeatedly innovating to supply solely the most effective mobility options to our clients who’re desirous to get again on the highway upon the lifting of the lockdown in August,” stated UMW Toyota Motor president Ravindran Kurusamy.
Trying ahead, UMW Toyota Motor is bolstering its place in sustainable motoring with the soon-to-arrive Corolla Cross Hybrid, which can come to market in Malaysia as a regionally assembled mannequin.
The order books opened for the CKD hybrid SUV final October, forward of its launch which is scheduled for subsequent Friday, January 14. Having made its international debut in Thailand, the electrified SUV has additionally launched in Indonesia in August 2020.
“Malaysians are in help of inexperienced expertise and environmental sustainability, and that is evident because the orders for the brand new Corolla Cross Hybrid are persevering with to rise since we opened for bookings in October. This exhibits that sustainable mobility is the way in which ahead because the world collectively shifts in direction of clear and renewable fuels, in addition to progressive and clever autos,” stated UMWT deputy chairman Akio Takeyama.