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Truck sales record streak runs on
TRT Recently Registered - December 2019

The new truck market continued to be in record-breaking form in October. The month itself produced the best October performance ever in terms of registrations in the overall (4.5 tonnes-plus GVM) market – the 480 sales a 9% improvement on previous best, from 2018. The trailer market was 29 units behind 2014’s alltime best October and also trailed the same month in 2018 by eight units – thus also dropping the year-to-date tally further behind the same point 12 months earlier. October’s 138 trailer registrations carried the 2019 YTD total to 1302 – 10.7% behind 2018’s record-breaking market. In October’s 4.5t-maximum GVM truck market, thin.. ... 

Same again in September
TRT Recently Registered - November 2019

New Zealand’s new truck market continued to be strong in September – staying ahead of last year’s sales. The month saw 514 registrations of heavy trucks above 4.5 tonnes GVM, compared to 476 in September 2018. That carried the year-to-date total sales at the end of September to 4086, compared to last year’s 3965. The trailer market’s 129 registrations for the month was on par with last year, but the 1164 YTD total after the first nine months lagged a long way behind the 1312 regos at the same point in 2018. In the overall heavy truck market (above 4.5t GVM), Isuzu extended its lead, with 111 September registrations pushing its YTD total out to 920,.. ... 

Truck sales stay strong ....trailers slide
TRT Recently Registered - October 2019

Sales in New Zealand’s new truck market remained strong in August, keeping 2019 sales at record levels. Total registrations for the first eight months of the year ran to 3572 trucks in the overall market (4.5 tonnes-maximum GVM), according to official NZ Transport Agency registration data – a new year-to-date benchmark, albeit just 2% up on last year’s 3489 regos at the same point. The month itself saw 476 trucks above 4.5t registered – down on August 2017’s record 508. The heavy trailer market, on the other hand, continued its downward trend – the 125 registrations for the month well down on August 2018’s 166. Similarly, the YTD tally .. ... 

Truck sales stay strong
TRT Recently Registered - September 2019

New Zealand’s new truck registrations were still at record levels at the end of July – even though the sales for the month fell just short of July last year. The 3096 sales through the first seven months of this year set a new benchmark. July’s 475 sales was just nine short of the same month in 2018. In the trailer market, the 910 registrations to the end of July were 10.5% down on last year’s 1017 YTD total at the same point. July’s overall truck market (4.5-tonne GVM and above), saw Isuzu again topping the registrations – its 103 sales taking its YTD total to 706. FUSO (485/68) retained second for the year, ahead of Hino (426/54). Mercedes-Ben.. ... 

Record run over
TRT Recently Registered - August 2019

This year’s run of record-breaking sales for the New Zealand heavy truck market came to an end in June. After five straight months of alltime bests, the market cooled – dropping to 402 registrations compared to May’s 518, and last year’s benchmark June tally of 510. However, this year’s string of unprecedented monthly sales still carried the 2019 first-half registrations total to a new record, with 2621 sales in the overall market (4.5 tonnes GVM and above). Total sales for the first half were 3.9% up on 2018’s 2518 registrations at the same point – a modest increase compared to the 10% to 40% gains common since 2010 (when the first-half t.. ... 

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