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Africa’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

Africa’s new vehicle market: Prospects to 2019

In 2014, demand for new light vehicles (LVs) in Africa reached 1.7 million units, while demand for new heavy CVs (HCVs) rose by almost 4% to just under 175,000 units.

According to this exclusive Automotive World report, LV demand is forecast to rise to over 2 million units in the years to 2019, with annual HCV demand rising to almost 230,000 units by the end of the forecast period.

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Market characteristics and light vehicle (LV) demand
    • Background and data availability
    • Regional economy
    • LV demand
    • Used vehicle imports
  • Economic outlook
  • Outlook for LV demand
  • Market characteristics, heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) demand and outlook