CANBERRA – Rising fuel prices finally drive Australian new-vehicle sales lower, after a spectacular run of record monthly results for more than three years. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ figures show October sales slid 6.8% year-on-year to 76,118 units. Sales were down 9.9% from September. Australia in the first 10 months sold 825,465 vehicles, up 4.2%, or 33,551 vehicles ahead of year-ago, after setting sales records in eight of the last 10 months. Mazda3 saw ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Australian Sales Stumble in October After Strong September" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.