Included in this report: China (PRC), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, and Thailand
Included are the top selling cars, pickups and SUVs from 2005-2011. Source: SEMA calculations from IHS data.
Malaysia is ASEAN’s largest motor vehicle market with more than 500,000 vehicles sold annually, and 90% of that manufactured or assembled domestically. Malaysia is the only country in Southeast Asia producing its own cars. Its policy of protecting the national carmakers – Proton and Perodua – drove many foreign car manufacturers to Thailand, which adopted an open-door policy.