Kenyan New-Car Sales Climb 12.7% in June, Association Says

Kenyan new-vehicle sales climbed 12.7 percent in June from a year earlier to 1,180, the country’s motor industry association said.

Vehicle sales in East Africa’s largest economy rose from 1,047 in June last year, the Nairobi-based Kenya Motor Industry Association said today in an e-mailed statement. It didn’t give a reason for the increase.

Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp. led the sales, followed by Isuzu Motors Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corp., according to the association.

To contact the reporter on this story: Eric Ombok in Nairobi at eombok@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Shaji Mathew at shajimathew@bloomberg.net.

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.