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2017-11-21 08:17

Cape Town - The SA vehicle market shows a positive trend despite a drop in the Light Commercial Sales market.

Sales of new LCVs, at 13 376 units during October 2017, reflects a fall of 227 vehicles or a decline of 1.7% compared to the 13 603 light commercial vehicles sold during the corresponding month last year.  

READ: SA car sales by province

The guys at Lightstone Auto provided us with a list of LCV sales by province. Lightstone's data includes overall sales so far in 2017 as well as October 2017. Overall, Gauteng leads the way with more than 45 000 units sold to date.

SA car sales by province: Full map at the end of this article

Heinrich Coetzee, head of sales and product at Lightstone Auto, said: "Gauteng (as can be expected) is the largest province in terms of sales volume, followed by KZN and the Western Cape, whilst the Northern Cape brings up the rear.

"The provinces don’t move too much in terms of ranking in the respective markets, the only noticeable exception to this is that in the Passenger Market, Limpopo and North West are interchangeable as they both have very similar sales figures."

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