UMW Group Delivers 93,972 Vehicles In 3Q 2022, Highest Quarter For The Year

The UMW Group’s automotive sales in the third quarter of 2022 (3Q 2022) were the highest for the year, with 93,972 units delivered compared with 89,183 units in the second quarter of 2022 (2Q 2022).  Both UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) and UMW’s associate company, Perodua, registered higher sales in 3Q 2022 as they continued to fulfil their encouraging outstanding bookings.  Consequently, for the first nine months of 2022, the UMW Group delivered a total of 267,226 units, 62% higher than the 165,211 units registered in the corresponding period of 2021 which was affected by the implementation of the Full Movement Control Order (“FMCO”) from 1 June to 15 August 2021.
UMWT continued its strong sales momentum in September 2022 with the delivery of 9,233 units, the highest for 2022.  3Q 2022 marked the strongest quarter for UMWT, as its automotive sales grew by 6% to 24,961 units compared with the 23,464 units in 2Q 2022.  Toyota Vios, Hilux, Corolla Cross and Yaris were its best-selling models.  Year-to-date September 2022, UMWT registered 70,872 units, a 54% growth compared with the 46,118 units registered in the corresponding period of 2021.  To further refresh its model line-up, UMWT will be launching the all-new Toyota Veloz soon.
Meanwhile, Perodua’s sales in September 2022 fell slightly to 24,626 units compared with the 26,039 units registered in August 2022.  Nevertheless, sales in 3Q 2022 was also Perodua’s highest for the year, with registration of 69,011 units, 5% higher than the 65,719 units registered in 2Q 2022.  For the first nine months of 2022, Perodua’s sales surged by 65% to 196,354 units, compared with the 119,093 units registered in the corresponding period of 2021.  Perodua also achieved its highest production in September 2022 with 29,077 units, to support the strong demand for its models.
UMW Holdings Berhad President and Group CEO, Dato’ Ahmad Fuaad Kenali said, “The demand for both UMWT and Perodua remains strong, as evident from the encouraging sales registered in 3Q 2022.  Furthermore, the outstanding bookings for UMWT and Perodua remains robust, and both companies will continue to intensify production to hasten delivery to our customers.  Supported by improving supply chain and barring unforeseen circumstances, we are confident of achieving our sales targets for the year.”

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