Sales of Mazda vehicles in Thailand during the third quarter of 2020 reached 10,664 units, an increase of over 100 per cent compared to the previous quarter hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Chanchai Trakarnudomsuk, president of Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co Ltd, said automobile sales during the second quarter of 2020 were severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly in April and May.
“However, the market has been recovering due to the existing demand, and we continue to deliver attractive sales campaigns and special offers to meet the demand of our customers, especially those that support medical personnel and people affected from Covid-19,” he said, adding that the campaign received overwhelming feedback.
“Sales of the BT-50 PRO truck hit a record 786 units. And as a result, Mazda sales in Q3 reach to 10,664 units, compared to only 5,256 units sold in the Q2, which is a 100-per cent increase,” Chanchai said.
Meanwhile in September, Mazda sold a total of 3,917 vehicles, the highest since January. The breakdown is 2,049 units of passenger cars, 1,082 units of Crossover SUVs and 786 units of pickup trucks.
Accumulated Mazda sales from January to September this year is 26,072 units.
Chanchai added that Mazda is confident that it will enjoy strong sales momentum in Q4.
“It will drive Mazda total annual sales to reach 40,000-42,000 units while the total automotive industry sales this year is expected at around 750,000 units,” he said. “Also, Mazda is now preparing to launch new SUV model and pickup truck to the market as well as marketing and sale activities throughout the last three months of the year.”