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Truck sales stay strong
Vertex Lubricants 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
Vertex Lubricants 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.. ... 

Record Run continues
Vertex Lubricants Recently Registered - June 2019

The New Zealand new truck market continued its record-breaking form in April. Four hundred trucks were registered for the month in the overall market (trucks with a GVM of 4.5 tonnes or more), taking the total sales for the first four months of the year to 1700, according to official NZ Transport Agency data. That was a 7% improvement on the previous best-ever April registration tally – the 372 recorded last year. The YTD total at the end of April was also an alltime best – an 8.4% increase on last year’s 1557 registrations. The trailer market, while still buoyant – with 126 registrations – was still 33 shy of last year’s record April perfor.. ... 

Record repeat
Vertex Lubricants Recently Registered - May 2019

New Zealand’s new truck market continued to run at record levels in March – with the overall market’s best-ever figures for the month. The 495 registrations of trucks with GVMs over 4.5 tonnes was 6.7% up on March 2018 and 2.3% ahead of the previous record of 484, set in 2017. The 1300 trucks (4.5t to maximum GVM) registered to the end of March was also the best first-quarter performance ever, almost 10% better than the old mark. The trailer market, while still buoyant – with 153 March registrations – was eight short of last year’s record March and the 371 YTD total was also down on last year’s 384. In the overall 4.5t-max GVM market Is.. ... 

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