Malaysian new-vehicle deliveries will fall 8.1% this year to 501,500 units, after bumper sales in 2008, Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Sdn. Bhd forecasts. Final sales for 2008 are expected to total 545,440 units, 4.7% higher than the consultancy’s earlier forecast total industry volume (TIV) of 521,200, says Kavan Mukhtyar, head of automotive and transportation practice for Asia/Pacific. “While TIV in 2009 is likely to decline, compared to 2008, it will still be at a reasonable 501,500 ...

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