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Saudi car sales up 6pc

Riyadh, January 11, 2014

Saudi Arabia registered a six per cent growth in the purchase of cars by its nationals which rose to 750,000 cars last year, according to a report.

The first choice among Saudis was for Japanese cars, followed by Korean and last the American cars, reported the Arab News citing a trade official.

Toyota's sales in the Kingdom accounted for 38 per cent of the market share, followed by Hyundai (20 per cent), General Motors (9 per cent), Ford (7 per cent) and Kia (6 per cent), the report quoted Faisal Abu Shousha, the head of the National Committee for Automobile Agents at the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) as saying.

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