By Otsile Kadiege
Despite global and domestic supply chain challenges, Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAf) and the Isuzu Truck brand have maintained their top position in the South African truck market – celebrating their 10th consecutive year as the truck market leader according to the latest NAAMSA report.
The South African truck market including van and bus recorded total sales of 30,153 units for the 2022 calendar year, an increase of 11.4% overall on 2021 numbers, with Isuzu’s growth at 4.7%. Isuzu achieved a total sale of 3 304 units of the total market, excluding vans and buses – a record performance for the brand which smashed the previous year’s total by an increase of 4.76%.
The Medium Commercial Vehicle market increased by 17.8%. Isuzu sales in this category increased by 10.12% compared to 2021. The Heavy Commercial Vehicle market increased by 19.6%. Isuzu sales in this category increased by 0.24% compared to 2021.
On achieving 10 consecutive years of market leadership, Craig Uren, Senior Vice President said, “Our growth can be attributed to the relentless hard work of the greater Isuzu team, the backbone of which is our Dealer Network and their relationships with our Customers.”
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