February 2014 Philippines car market keep running. Mitsubishi will open a plant.

In February 2014, accordingly with data reported by AVID and CAMPI (the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines), the light passenger vehicles sold in Philippines have been 19.305, up 16.1% from year ago, keeping a strong growing trend started almost two years ago. Year to date sales were 37.957, up 20.9% from last year announcing that this will be again a record sales for this market.

The market is now address of many attentions from top global automotive players. Last year Volkswagen started importing vehicles with a new distribution agreement while on March 31st, Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors announced it has bought the site of a former auto plant in the Philippines from Ford Motor Co, beefing up production as it targets a near-50% sales boost in fast-growing Southeast Asia markets.

Toyota dominates with 6.9k retailed in February and a share of 35.7%, followed by Mitsubishi with 4.4k sales and 22.8% of share. In third, Hyundai sales speed was lower at 1.7k sales with share down at 8.9% from 12% of January.

Ford posted a 48% YoY  jump in its vehicle sales in February to 1.277 units, driven largely by the solid performance specifically of its pickup trucks.

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