The registration of light commercial vehicles and trucks in Brazil has seen increases year over year so far in 2019, along with the total vehicle market as a whole.
Light commercial vehicles have seen a 9.4% increase, 222,795 assets sold, year over year so far in 2019, according to data from Associacao Nacional dos Fabricantes de Veiculos Automotores (ANFAVEA).
The leading automaker for the sale of new light-commercial vehicles was FCA, which lead the market with 90,453 vehicles sold and has maintained a 40.6% share of the market. This was followed by Volkswagen which sold 33,602 vehicles and maintains 15.1% of the market; and General Motors with 24,701 vehicles sold.
Trucks saw a significant increase of 44.3% year over year, 55,720 vehicles sold, spanning from January to July 2019. Mercedes-Benz was the leading manufacturer for trucks so far this year, maintaining 30.2% share of the market and 16,828 vehicles sold. This was followed by MAN which maintained 25.2% of the market, and Volvo which held 15.3% of the market.